noun ce·leb·ri·ty \sə-ˈle-brə-tē\

: the state of being famous or celebrated

: a person who is famous

plural ce·leb·ri·ties

Full Definition of CELEBRITY

:  the state of being celebrated :  fame
:  a famous or celebrated person

Examples of CELEBRITY

  1. The actress lived a life of celebrity.
  2. There were many celebrities at the party.

First Known Use of CELEBRITY

14th century


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