ce·​leb | \ sə-ˈleb How to pronounce celeb (audio) \

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Examples of celeb in a Sentence

a trendy restaurant much favored by Tinseltown celebs
Recent Examples on the Web On The Ellen Show, Masked Singer judge Ken Jeong actually participated in one of her masked singer segments that featured Howie Mandel as the secret dancing celeb. Lynette Rice, EW.com, "Now Fox is doing The Masked Singer for dancers (thanks, Ellen DeGeneres!)," 7 Jan. 2020 Today, no one’s blog about cooking is leading to an A-list celeb endorsement, of course. Molly Beck, Quartz, "You have three years (at most) to launch a podcast," 13 Nov. 2019 Fellow celeb-loved church Hillsong has come under fire for barring its gay members from holding positions of leadership within the church. Jennifer Swann, Marie Claire, "Will Worship for Likes," 6 Nov. 2019 Scroll through some of our fave celeb fits from the week that was. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "The Week’s Best Celebrity Outfits Featuring Maisie Williams, Lili Reinhart, Yara Shahidi, and More," 4 Oct. 2019 Back in March, Kardashian West dropped off her daughter for a playdate with her favorite celeb at her colorful home. Morgan M. Evans, PEOPLE.com, "JoJo Siwa's Tween Make Up Kit Recalled From Claire's After Asbestos Found In It," 10 June 2019 From a heartfelt tweet about her first yoga class to a quick Instagram story sharing a special birthday class with her mom, Pepper Thai, the super relatable celeb is making her new workout routine known. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, "Chrissy Teigen Just Wore the Cutest Alo Yoga Sports Bra—and You Can Get it on Amazon," 13 Dec. 2019 Food Network celeb chef Guy Fieri is expected to show up at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday to inaugurate his first Chicken Guy! Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, "Guy Fieri’s first Chicken Guy! stand in California opens at Levi’s Stadium," 20 Sep. 2019 US Weekly reports that after almost three years of dating, the celeb couple has allegedly decided to call it quits. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden Have Reportedly Broken Up," 12 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of celeb

1907, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jan 2020

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“Celeb.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celeb. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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a feeling of well-being or elation

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