English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'somebody'

(noun) 
Definition
a person of great importance
He suddenly became a somebody.
Synonyms
celebrity
At the age of twelve, he was already a celebrity.
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big name
all the big names in rock and pop
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public figure
, ,
star
Not all football stars are ill-behaved louts.
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heavyweight (informal)
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notable
The notables attending included five Senators, two Supreme Court judges and three State Governors.
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superstar
a Hollywood superstar
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household name
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dignitary
He was a visiting dignitary of great importance.
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luminary
the political opinions of such luminaries as Sartre and de Beauvoir
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bigwig (informal)
a bigwig who heads the local parliament
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celeb (informal)
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big shot (informal)
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personage
MPs, film stars and other important personages
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megastar (informal)
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big wheel (slang)
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big noise (informal)
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big hitter (informal)
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heavy hitter (informal)
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person of note
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V.I.P.
, ,
muckymuck (Canadian, informal)
Opposites
nothing (informal)
, , ,
lightweight (informal)
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also-ran
, , ,
non-person

Additional synonyms

in the sense of big name
Definition
a famous person
all the big names in rock and pop
Synonyms
bigwig (informal),
celeb (informal),
face (informal),
big shot (informal),
megastar (informal),
V.I.P.
in the sense of bigwig
Definition
an important person
a bigwig who heads the local parliament
Synonyms
important person,
heavyweight (informal),
big gun (informal),
celeb (informal),
big shot (informal),
nob (slang),
big cheese (old-fashioned, slang),
big noise (informal),
big hitter (informal),
heavy hitter (informal),
panjandrum,
V.I.P.
in the sense of dignitary
Definition
a person of high official position or rank
He was a visiting dignitary of great importance.
Synonyms
public figure,
high-up (informal),
bigwig (informal),
celeb (informal),
pillar of society,
pillar of the church,
pillar of the state,
V.I.P.

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