Definition of Z-list in English:

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Z-list

noun

informal
A notional list of the least celebrated or sought-after members of a group, especially in the entertainment industry: [as modifier]: Z-list celebrities who are famous for being famous
More example sentences
  • Readers may imagine that news outlets are packed with stories about Z-list celebrities to attract audiences.
  • Firstly, we have the talking heads syndrome, where a bunch of z-list celebrities get to pontificate about their favourite TV moments for our benefit.
  • And also because every Z-list fly-by-night now has a complete set of branded luggage and she's a snob.

Derivatives

Z-lister

noun
Example sentences
  • What are the causes of becoming an A-lister rather than a Z-lister?
  • Help, I'm a Z-lister, get me publicity.
  • Who says I'm a Z-lister?

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