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Famous person   /fˈeɪməs pˈərsən/   Listen
Famous person

A widely known person.  Synonym: celebrity.

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"Famous person" Quotes from Famous Books

... numbering how many heads they had cut off, how many towns they had burned, how many virgins they had deflowered, how many notable murders they had done, comparing them to Hannibal, or Scipio, or Hercules, or some other famous person—'wherewithal the poor fool runs mad, and thinks indeed it is so.' Then he will gather a lot of rascals about him, and get a fortune-teller to prophesy how he is to speed. After these preliminaries ...
— The Land-War In Ireland (1870) - A History For The Times • James Godkin

Words linked to "Famous person" :   toast, personality, guiding light, notability, leading light, influential person, lion, personage, important person, luminary, social lion, notable, immortal

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