Definition of celebrity:
big shot, idol, fame, toast, renown, figure, glory, luminary, repute, knowledge, credit, dignitary, honor, laurels, VIP, personage, bigwig, worthy, heroine, name, chief, notable, hero, eminence, big name, famous person, personality, somebody, magnate, lion, star.
- "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.
- "Bird of Paradise", Ada Leverson.
Whilst proofs have been continued of the enterprise and skill of our cruisers, public and private, on the ocean, and a trophy gained in the capture of a British by an American vessel of war, after an action giving celebrity to the name of the victorious commander, the great inland waters on which the enemy were also to be encountered have presented achievements of our naval arms as brilliant in their character as they have been important in their consequences.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.