non·​ce·​leb·​ri·​ty | \ ˌnän-sə-ˈle-brə-tē How to pronounce noncelebrity (audio) \

Definition of noncelebrity

: a person who is not a celebrity In 1975 … [John] Lennon decided that the time had come to try living like a noncelebrity— Andrew Romano often used before another nounnoncelebrity contestantsa noncelebrity spokesperson

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Recent Examples on the Web The film also weaves in portraits of noncelebrity dads from different parts of the world who are creating new definitions of patriarchy. Tatiana Siegel, The Hollywood Reporter, "Toronto: Apple Lands Bryce Dallas Howard Doc 'Dads'," 6 Sep. 2019 The competition has grown fiercer with the proliferation of online marketplaces such as Bonanza, Etsy and 1stdibs, and noncelebrity pickers are not eager to give up their edge. Travis Deshong, Washington Post, "Meet the pickers who helped you furnish your home," 10 July 2019 For everyone else who yearns desperately for the possibility of a wonky, noncelebrity, experienced presidential candidate, there is nothing. Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, "There’s Already Anti–Oprah 2020 Merch," 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of noncelebrity

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncelebrity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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