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

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a trendy restaurant much favored by Tinseltown celebs

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Check out these photos from a few of our favorite celeb globetrotters and start plotting a summer getaway of your own. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "The Getaway: 10 Hot Celebs Giving Us Travel Envy This Week," 6 June 2019 Ahead, check out some of the sweetest celeb Mother’s Day posts of the holiday, from the Kardashian-Jenners to Michelle Obama. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Kylie Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and More Mother's Day Posts From Celebrities," 12 May 2019 The celeb set left the basic beach waves for another night and turned out with adorned hairstyles that paired perfectly with their campy attire. Allure, "All the Prettiest Hair Accessories From the 2019 Met Gala Red Carpet," 7 May 2019 Use their celeb status to sell products and/or collect your personal information. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Is Kelly Ripa Leaving 'Live' in 2019? Here's the Truth About Those Beauty Line Rumors," 14 May 2019 Many Last Man Standing fans already know that Molly McCook has a celeb dad. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Wait a Minute: ‘Last Man Standing’ Star Molly McCook’s Mom Is Famous, Too?," 10 May 2019 According to Just Jared, the two got tattoos on Friday by Mr. K at celeb-fave ink spot Bang Bang Tattoos honoring each of their granddads. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, "Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Just Got Coordinating Tattoos for the Sweetest Reason," 21 July 2018 With home lines, collaborations, books, and even celeb partnerships (cough, cough, Jennifer Lopez), the design duo is constantly on our radar. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Chip and Joanna Gaines Had a Hilarious Teleprompter Fail While Announcing Their New Network," 12 Apr. 2019 The sale is being overseen by five celeb stylists who work with the likes of Kendall, Justin, Lorde, and Beyoncé, which means, yes, pieces worn by all of those stars are included in the sale. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Ebay’s “Fall Stylist Sale” Includes Items Worn By Celebrities Like Kendall Jenner, Justin Bieber, Lorde, and Beyoncé," 25 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of celeb

1907, in the meaning defined above

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