Associations to the word «Celebrity»

Wiktionary

CELEBRITY, noun. (obsolete) A rite or ceremony. [17th-18th c.]
CELEBRITY, noun. (uncountable) Fame, renown; the state of being famous or talked-about. [from 17th c.]
CELEBRITY, noun. A person who has a high degree of recognition by the general population for his or her success or accomplishments; a famous person (Wikipedia). [from 19th c.]

Dictionary definition

CELEBRITY, noun. A widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity".
CELEBRITY, noun. The state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke