living legend


: a person who is famous while still living for doing something extremely well

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Recent Examples on the Web Prince Edward just spent time with a living legend — Jonathan, a 192-year-old tortoise. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 24 Jan. 2024 Now 80 years old and sober, the living legend is finally releasing his memoir, a cautionary tale and the story of one of rock's true great visionaries. Ew Staff,, 10 Oct. 2023 And to share the titular role, López casts a first for the franchise: multiple female leads, in the form of living legend Jodie Foster and boxer-turned-actor Kali Reis. Alison Herman, Variety, 12 Jan. 2024 With some production assists from living legend Babyface and legend-in-the-making Leon Thomas, SZA’s confessional track is poignant and perfect. Mesfin Fekadu, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Dec. 2023 With this role, she's solidified her standing as a living legend. Kathleen Newman-Bremang,, 19 Dec. 2023 Belichick is a living legend in New England after leading the Patriots to nine Super Bowls and winning six. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 13 Dec. 2023 The singer’s resistance to top-of-face tweaking does not extend to her delicate brows, which pay homage to a living legend. Jenny Berg, Vogue, 27 Nov. 2023 Cheer for your favorite elf at Dolly Parton’s Stampede or do any number of things suggested by the living legend herself. Anna Borges, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Living legend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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