Definition of famous for being famous in English:

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famous for being famous

Having no recognizable or distinct reason for one’s fame other than high media exposure.
Example sentences
  • These are people who are famous for being famous, ciphers for our fantasies, cartoon characters with extravagant lives.
  • Both women are certainly easy on the eye, but both are merely famous for being famous and that is about the sum of their achievements.
  • In this age of Z-list celebrities who are famous for being famous, it's so refreshing to meet a real star.
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