June 01, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
celebrity /səˈlɛbrəti/ noun
celebrity
/səˈlɛbrəti/
noun

plural celebrities

Celebrities on the red carpet
Celebrities on the red carpet
Learner's definition of CELEBRITY

1 [noncount] formal : the state of being famous or celebrated : FAME

  • The actress lived a life of celebrity.

2 [count] : a person who is famous

  • There were many celebrities at the party.

  • She's become something of a local celebrity. [=someone who everyone in the area knows or recognizes]

— often used before another noun

  • a celebrity chef [=a chef who is famous]

  • celebrity interviews [=interviews with famous people]

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