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 Meanings and Examples of CELEBRITY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
celebrity
 n.  a widely known person; the state of being well known
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  Tom and Daisy stared, with that peculiarly unreal feeling that accompanies the recognition of a hitherto ghostly celebrity of the movies.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
2  The two or three men who had tried to take advantage of her in a deal acquired celebrity by their defeat.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
3  de Lamothe was "held in consideration" in this salon on account of his "celebrity" and, strange to say, though true, because of his name of Valois.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—AN ANCIENT SALON
4  London was our present point of rest; we determined to remain several months in this wonderful and celebrated city.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
5  Tom rang for the janitor and sent him for some celebrated sandwiches, which were a complete supper in themselves.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
6  These are two celebrated ones.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIV
7  But Alexey Alexandrovitch, my celebrated brother-in-law, you surely must know.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 17
8  The celebrated physician, a very handsome man, still youngish, asked to examine the patient.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 1
9  After a careful examination and sounding of the bewildered patient, dazed with shame, the celebrated doctor, having scrupulously washed his hands, was standing in the drawing room talking to the prince.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 1
10  The celebrated doctor listened to him, and in the middle of his sentence looked at his big gold watch.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 1
11  And the celebrated doctor expounded his plan of treatment with Soden waters, a remedy obviously prescribed primarily on the ground that they could do no harm.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 1
12  The celebrated doctor did not take offense.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 1
13  A celebrated singer was singing for the second time, and all the fashionable world was in the theater.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 4
14  I often think that the celebrated talkers of the last century would have found it difficult to talk cleverly now.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 6
15  But the doctor, a celebrated Petersburg doctor, who was an intimate acquaintance of Alexey Alexandrovitch, took up a great deal of time.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 26
Example Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
16  Occasionally the rock star would drift out onto the balcony and vouchsafe the crowd below a glimpse of her celebrated features.
17  Thanks to their race to break Roger Maris's home-run record, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire are two of America's most celebrated baseball players.
18  In fact, you can even find claims made by celebrated scholars, and published in reputable sources.
19  Zee Avi is a celebrated singer from Malaysia who packs an emotional wallop with her cool writing.
20  Even the celebrated national side is now routinely barracked when it plays at home, so that it has taken to staging its games in provincial towns, where it can hope for a warmer reception than in Rio.
21  The Internet buzzed about the former first daughter's decision to join the Ann Arbor school after an Instagram post purportedly from her private account celebrated her acceptance.
22  We hope this celebration to usher in the new century.
23  For those lucky enough to glimpse the motorcade of the royals as they drive the distance from the capital's airport, this is a day of celebration.
24  I know for a fact that several members of the group were deeply involved in centennial celebration activities.
25  For my brother the celebration of his sobriety is as significant as his birthday.
26  A celebration with roots in history, that has developed and spread spontaneously, is preferable to picking the birthday of a single man.
27  May your birthday be a celebration of the life.
28  The show is a celebration of new young talent.
29  I take great pleasure in sending here with a little wedding present in celebration Of the happy event.
30  The heavy expenses involved in his marriage celebration cancelled out the possible pleasure he'd have.