Synonyms and Antonyms of celebrity
1 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about <celebrities from sports and entertainment attended the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games> Synonyms big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, VIP Related Words favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrum Near Antonyms lightweight, mediocrity; has-been Antonyms nobody, noncelebrity
2 the fact or state of being known to the public <an actor who reportedly feels very uncomfortable with his celebrity> Synonyms fame, notoriety, renownRelated Words infamy; character, mark, name, report, reputability, reputation, repute; cachet, place, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature, status; megastardom, popularity, stardom, superstardom; distinction, eminence, glory, greatness, honor, illustriousness, note, preeminence, prominence, visibility; acclaim, accolade, acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), homage, kudos, laurels, praise, recognition; adoration, idolizationNear Antonyms disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, odium, opprobrium, shame; inconspicuousness, invisibility; unpopularityAntonyms anonymity, oblivion, obscureness, obscurity
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