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celebrity Saltos de línea: ce¦leb|rity
Pronunciación: /sɪˈlɛbrɪti/

Definición de celebrity en inglés:

sustantivo (plural celebrities)

1A famous person, especially in entertainment or sport: he became a sporting celebrity [as modifier]: a celebrity chef
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Over the past few days various local celebrities and sports stars have called in to offer their support.
  • Because underneath it all, these stars and celebrities are just normal people.
  • It is easy to see why some celebrities change their name when fame beckons.
1.1 [mass noun] The state of being well known: his prestige and celebrity grew
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They have achieved celebrity, not true fame, as all people sound of mind will understand.
  • As long as they were near a main road, they could achieve national celebrity.
  • Such reticence, of course, is a cardinal sin in a media world that worships the gods of celebrity and fame.


Late Middle English (in the sense 'solemn ceremony'): from Old French celebrite or Latin celebritas, from celeber, celebr- 'frequented or honoured'.

  • A celebrity was originally a solemn ceremony, although the Latin source of celebrity and celebrate, from the same period and originally meaning to perform a public religious ceremony, is closer to our modern sense. It comes from Latin celebritas, from celeber ‘frequented or honoured’.

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