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Celebrity vs. Star

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The main difference between Celebrity and Star is that the Celebrity is a prominent person who commands some degree of public fascination and appears in the media and Star is a sphere of plasma held together by gravity, undergoing fusion; type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity

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  • Celebrity (noun)

    A rite or ceremony. 17th-18th c.

  • Celebrity (noun)

    Fame, renown; the state of being famous or talked-about. from 17th c.

    "big name|distinction|fame|eminence|renown"

  • Celebrity (noun)

    A person who has a high degree of recognition by the general population for his or her success or accomplishments; a famous person. from 19th c.

    "big name|star|celeb|q3=informal|sleb|q4=informal|luminary|notable|media darling"

  • Star (noun)

    Any small luminous dot appearing in the cloudless portion of the night sky, especially with a fixed location relative to other such dots.

  • Star (noun)

    A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium) and having a spherical shape. Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.

  • Star (noun)

    A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.

  • Star (noun)

    An actor in a leading role.

    "Many Hollywood stars attended the launch party."

  • Star (noun)

    An exceptionally talented or famous person, often in a specific field; a celebrity.

    "His teacher tells us he is a star pupil."

  • Star (noun)

    An asterisk (*).

  • Star (noun)

    A symbol used to rate hotels, films, etc. with a higher number of stars denoting better quality.

  • Star (noun)

    A simple dance, or part of a dance, where a group of four dancers each put their right or left hand in the middle and turn around in a circle. You call them right-hand stars or left-hand stars, depending on the hand which is in the middle.

  • Star (noun)

    A planet supposed to influence one's destiny.

    "What's in the stars for you today? Find out in our horoscope."

  • Star (noun)

    A star-shaped ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honour.

  • Star (noun)

    A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.

  • Star (verb)

    To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program.

  • Star (verb)

    To feature a performer or a headliner, especially in a movie or an entertainment program.

  • Star (verb)

    To mark with a star or asterisk.

  • Star (verb)

    To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle.

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  • Celebrity (noun)

    Celebration; solemnization.

  • Celebrity (noun)

    The state or condition of being celebrated; fame; renown; as, the celebrity of Washington.

  • Celebrity (noun)

    A person of distinction or renown; - usually in the plural; as, he is one of the celebrities of the place.

  • Star (noun)

    One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulæ.

  • Star (noun)

    The polestar; the north star.

  • Star (noun)

    A planet supposed to influence one's destiny; (usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.

  • Star (noun)

    That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.

  • Star (noun)

    Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [thus, *]; - used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc.

  • Star (noun)

    A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.

  • Star (noun)

    A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc.

  • Star

    To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.

  • Star (verb)

    To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star.

Webster Dictionary
  • Celebrity (noun)

    a widely known person;

    "he was a baseball celebrity"

  • Celebrity (noun)

    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

  • Star (noun)

    (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

  • Star (noun)

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

  • Star (noun)

    any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night

  • Star (noun)

    a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem

  • Star (noun)

    an actor who plays a principal role

  • Star (noun)

    a performer who receives prominent billing

  • Star (noun)

    a star-shaped character * used in printing

  • Star (noun)

    the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub

  • Star (verb)

    feature as the star;

    "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"

  • Star (verb)

    be the star in a performance

  • Star (verb)

    mark with an asterisk;

    "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"

  • Star (adjective)

    indicating the most important performer or role;

    "the leading man"

    "prima ballerina"

    "prima donna"

    "a star figure skater"

    "the starring role"

    "a stellar role"

    "a stellar performance"

Princeton's WordNet

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