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Noun: celebrity  su'leb-ri-tee
  1. A widely known person
    "he was a baseball celebrity";
    - famous person, celeb [informal]
  2. The state of being well-known and much spoken about; the quality of being famous
    - fame, renown

Derived forms: celebrities

Type of: honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], important person, influential person, laurels, personage

Antonym: infamy

Encyclopedia: Celebrity