Examples of celebrity in a Sentence
The actress lived a life of celebrity.
There were many celebrities at the party.
Recent Examples of celebrity from the Web
When the famous hat brand worn by celebrities like Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Pitt and Gwen Stefani moved into a Pennsylvania factory last year from China, executives with the Bollman Hat Co. billed it as an effort to create U.S. manufacturing jobs.
A squad of celebrity judges will evaluate them based on flavor, texture, fixin's, spice and originality.
Complex Sneakers (@ComplexSneakers) December 6, 2016 Art Basel and satellite fairs drew tens of thousands of visitors to Miami last year, with many coming for the quirky exhibits and parties surrounding the event, plus the celebrity sightings.
Frank Carroll came to Highland's annual Memorial Day celebration a spectator and left a celebrity.
The plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at an Agoura Hills, California, event featuring celebrity memorabilia, GWS Auctions Inc. said.
In a world awash in dancing celebrities, this sort of musical/cultural material has heft and meaning.
All of it, simple American greed magnified by a culture of celebrity and, through a fluke presidential election, dropped like a dead squirrel in a chimney into the world's greatest democracy—and, as a result, stinking up the entire joint.
In the space of roughly 500 words, someone — a junior book publicist, probably — had managed to concentrate the zeitgeist of contemporary female celebrity into its purest form.
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Origin and Etymology of celebrity
Middle English celebrite “fame, renown,” borrowed from Middle French & Latin; Middle French celebrité, borrowed from Latin celebritāt-, celebritās “busy or crowded conditions, reputation, fame,” from celebr-, celeber “much used, frequented, widely known, famed” + -itāt-, -itās -ity — more at celebrate
First Known Use: 15th century
CELEBRITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of celebrity for English Language Learners
: the state of being famous or celebrated
: a person who is famous
CELEBRITY Defined for Kids
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