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

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a trendy restaurant much favored by Tinseltown celebs
Recent Examples on the Web Most of my plant-celeb memes are essentially fan art. Los Angeles Times, "The L.A. Times pays me to make plant memes. Here are my favorites from 2020," 22 Dec. 2020 Plus, the platform is specifically made for top interior design pros instead of any celeb out there. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, "Leanne Ford Is Now Offering Design Video Consultations on The Expert," 22 Dec. 2020 The versatility that Bumpsuit offers almost instantly attracted a celeb following. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bumpsuit Is the New Maternity Brand Beloved by the Most Stylish Celebs," 11 Dec. 2020 Girlfriend Collective, the environmentally conscious (and celeb-approved) athleisure line, is also hosting a huge Black Friday sale. Summer Cartwright, Travel + Leisure, "The Best Leggings Deals to Shop This Black Friday — From Spanx to Lululemon," 27 Nov. 2020 Swift -- who now has 32 AMA wins, the most by any artist in the show's history -- wasn't the only celeb to appear in nontraditional style at Sunday's AMAs, which had no live audience due to the pandemic. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Taylor Swift broke her own AMAs record and explained why she couldn't be there," 23 Nov. 2020 Obama is the latest celeb to take notice of the 22-year-old twins. Rasha Ali, USA TODAY, "'America at its best': Barack Obama praises First Time Hearing twins as they react to Bob Dylan," 19 Nov. 2020 Not every celeb was out partying during the pandemic, though. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Kendall Jenner Is Being Criticized for Her Maskless Halloween Birthday Party," 2 Nov. 2020 When the over-the-top costume first debuted on Instagram, some fans thought that maybe the celeb under the mask was some kind of comedian or Vegas performer. Martha Sorren, Woman's Day, "Who is the Squiggly Monster on 'The Masked Singer'? He Got Some Talent," 29 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of celeb

1907, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jan 2021

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“Celeb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celeb. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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