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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: celebrity

celeb

noun
     
ce‧leb [countable]
informal a celebrity:
TV celebs
WORD FOCUS: famous WORD FOCUS: famous
similar words: well-known, celebrated, renowned, eminent, noted, legendary

famous for doing something bad: notorious, infamous

not famous: little-known, unknown, obscure

a famous person: celebrity, celeb informal, star


See also
famous

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