su·​per·​mod·​el | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌmä-dᵊl \

Definition of supermodel

: a famous and successful fashion model

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This year, the lucky guest was supermodel and author Chrissy Teigen. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Watch Ellen DeGeneres Scare the Pants Off Her Staff in Hilarious New Halloween Video," 31 Oct. 2018 At Junya Watanabe, the male models were not A-list actors or supermodels of yore. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "In the Year of the Runway Zaddy, Where Are the MILFs?," 4 Feb. 2019 In 2001, the supermodel made a jump over to Hollywood, scoring a role in Blow Dry with Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, and Rachael Leigh Cook. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Heidi Klum's Net Worth Is Mind-Bogglingly Huge," 7 Jan. 2019 The supermodel revealed in December 2016 she was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease, which affects the thyroid gland. Fox News, "Gigi Hadid fires back at body-shaming 'trolls' calling her 'too skinny,' opens up about Hashimoto's disease," 2 Oct. 2018 Hadid is certainly no stranger to success, but even the supermodel has been surprised by her own good fortune. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid Talks Success and Loneliness for the 2019 Pirelli Calendar," 26 July 2018 Leave it to a supermodel to turn an adventure excursion into a photoshoot. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Just Turned a Desert Four-Wheeling Excursion Into a Major Ab Reveal," 25 Nov. 2018 While out and about in Los Angeles today, the supermodel was seen running around in her best athleisure gear, her crop top revealing a set of defined abs underneath. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Emily Ratajkowski Makes the Case for a Summer Six Pack—in the Dead of Winter," 20 Dec. 2018 This year’s lucky plus one is supermodel, cookbook author, and now Target queen, Chrissy Teigen. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Ellen DeGeneres Just Released Her Annual Haunted House Video and We're Screaming," 25 Oct. 2018

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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: a very famous and successful fashion model

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