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"
References in classic literature ?
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.
ONCE again a rich and famous person is handed a lenient sentence.
James Bond isn't the only famous person lucky enough to drive an Aston.
However, the Almighty did come in at No1 when youngsters were asked to name the most famous person in the world.
Which famous person would you like to spend a day with?
When asked to name one famous person who has a crush him, Vernon said: '' June Sarpong.
Here was the interviewer given the chance to grill every famous person in the world, yet the only half-dozen words we can remember from all those much-trumpeted encounters were the following: "Hello, good evening and welcome...
Next week "Were all newspapers right not to run the possible death of another famous person on their front pages when it didn't happen?".
Moaning that the only famous person he has romanced was British ice-skating champion Joanne Conley, Jonathan said: "God, I'm so showbiz, me.
Which famous person was Dennis Bergkamp named after?
Britney Spears and Michael Owen are top of the guest list compiled by British children, who were asked to choose a famous person to join them for their turkey and trimmings.
I lie to her every day that a famous person has just died - it's the only way I can get a minute's silence.