Synonyms and Antonyms of luminary
1 a ball-shaped gaseous celestial body that shines by its own light awed by the vast number of luminaries in the night sky Synonyms of luminary star, sphere, sunWords Related to luminary cluster, constellation, galaxy; binary star, brown dwarf, dwarf, fixed star, gasser, giant star, lodestar (also loadstar), neutron star, nova, pulsar, quasar, red dwarf, red giant, red star, subdwarf, supercluster, supergiant, supernova, variable, variable star, white dwarf
2 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about luminaries from the worlds of sports, entertainment, and politics were at the gala Synonyms of luminary big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, celebrity, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, VIPWords Related to luminary favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrumNear Antonyms of luminary lightweight, mediocrity; has-beenAntonyms of luminary nobody, noncelebrity
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