celebrity

celebrity
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. star, notable, lion, [big] name; eminence, fame, renown. See repute.Ant., nobody; dis-honor.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The quality of being widely known]
Syn. fame, renown, notoriety, stardom; see fame 1 , honor 1 .
2. [A widely known person]
Syn. notable, luminary, star, magnate, dignitary, worthy, figure, personage, personality, famous person, person of note, name, big name, superstar, idol, somebody, VIP, lion, toast, toast of the town, bigwig*, big gun*, big shot*, celeb*; see also chief 1 , hero 1 , heroine 1 , personage 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. famous person star, superstar, *somebody, *bigwig, notable, idol, *celeb, *big name, personage, personality, VIP, sex symbol. ''Someone who is known for being known.''—Studs Terkel. ''A person who workshardallhislifetobecomewell known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.''—Fred Allen.
2. fame renown, notoriety, stardom, eminence, prominence, distinction, note.
ANT.: 1. nobody, *bush leaguer, unknown. 2. oblivion, obscurity
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A famous person: hero, lion, luminary, name, notable, personage, personality. Informal: big name. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. Wide recognition for one's deeds: fame, famousness, notoriety, popularity, renown, reputation, repute. See KNOWLEDGE.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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