cel·​e·​brat·​ed | \ ˈse-lə-ˌbrā-təd How to pronounce celebrated (audio) \

Definition of celebrated

: widely known and often referred to a celebrated author

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Other Words from celebrated

celebratedness noun

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famous, renowned, celebrated, noted, notorious, distinguished, eminent, illustrious mean known far and wide. famous implies little more than the fact of being, sometimes briefly, widely and popularly known. a famous actress renowned implies more glory and acclamation. one of the most renowned figures in sports history celebrated implies notice and attention especially in print. the most celebrated beauty of her day noted suggests well-deserved public attention. the noted mystery writer notorious frequently adds to famous an implication of questionableness or evil. a notorious gangster distinguished implies acknowledged excellence or superiority. a distinguished scientist who won the Nobel Prize eminent implies even greater prominence for outstanding quality or character. the country's most eminent writers illustrious stresses enduring honor and glory attached to a deed or person. illustrious war heroes

Examples of celebrated in a Sentence

He is one of today's most celebrated young writers. a celebrated author making an appearance on a talk show
Recent Examples on the Web According to Fortune magazine, Cohen’s collection includes paintings and sculptures by Picasso, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons and other celebrated artists. USA TODAY, 11 Apr. 2022 These episodes are both dedicated to Marc Pilcher, a celebrated hair and makeup artist who worked on season one of the show. Emma Dibdin, Town & Country, 1 Apr. 2022 Duncklee, a celebrated local artist in the Las Cruces community who is known for her watercolor paintings, was mauled by two dogs outside of her home on Wednesday. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 19 Mar. 2022 But the crown jewels of the design work are the wooden screens created by the celebrated Mexican artist Manuel Felguérez, which feature throughout the property. Jessie Heyman, Vogue, 9 Mar. 2022 On Monday, Ukraine's Foreign Ministry said that around 25 paintings by celebrated folk artist Maria Prymachenko had been destroyed at a museum in Ivankiv following a Russian attack. CNN, 4 Mar. 2022 Pati Dubroff is a celebrated makeup artist who has worked with numerous designers and celebrities like Kristen Stewart, Margot Robbie, and Kirsten Dunst. Sophia Panych, Allure, 28 Feb. 2022 Roughly 80 paintings and sculptures fill the bar and multiple dining rooms, with works by such celebrated artists as Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett and Chase Kamata, the granddaughter of Leah and Dooky. Washington Post, 13 Jan. 2022 Simon is one of the most celebrated artists of all time, having won 16 Grammys, including three Album of the Year Awards. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 30 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of celebrated

1549, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for celebrated

from past participle of celebrate

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The first known use of celebrated was in 1549

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16 May 2022

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“Celebrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celebrated. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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cel·​e·​brat·​ed | \ ˈse-lə-ˌbrā-təd \

Kids Definition of celebrated

: widely known and praised a celebrated author

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