famous person

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Related to famous person: Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.famous person - a widely known personfamous person - a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity"
immortal - a person (such as an author) of enduring fame; "Shakespeare is one of the immortals"
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
social lion, lion - a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
guiding light, leading light, luminary, notability, notable - a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"
personality - a person of considerable prominence; "she is a Hollywood personality"
toast - a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention; "he was the toast of the town"
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The shapes of the famous persons who once sat in the chair will be more apt to come back, and be seen among us, in this glimmer and pleasant gloom, than they would in the vulgar daylight.
She'd been asked to play the part in a one-woman play of a very famous person (now deceased but I can't disclose her name or the name of her even more famous husband) whom she'd always admired for her integrity.
I was discussing with friends who is the most famous person ever.
I'm hoping to snuff it on a day when the only famous person who dies is a complete and utter no-mark, who nobody has anything good to say about.
2 GUESS THE PERSON: Think of a famous person and everyone else has to guess who it is 3 TRAVEL SAFARI: How many animals - cows, horses, sheep - can you spot?
If I had the choice to meet a famous person, it would most definitely be the one and only famous UTuber Bethany Mota.
While not every famous person knows every other famous person, they certainly walk the same red carpets, dine incognito--or not so incognito--in the same pricey boites, discreetly visit the same cosmetic dermatologists and frequently buy and sell homes previously owned by other rich, famous and/or otherwise high-profile people.
Miley is probably the most famous person on the planet right now, with legions of fans worshipping her every move.
In an interview with Esquire, Clooney said that he didn't understand why any famous person would ever be on Twitter.
Celebs, Brands And Fake Fans: Dispatches C4, 8pm A famous person gets something for free.
The judge added: "There is no such thing as a general right by a famous person to control the reproduction of their image.
Not only was this unheard of in the days before poo–kits popped through our letter boxes, it was one of the first instances when a famous person used their experience to promote a health care message.