celeb

[ suh-leb ]
/ səˈlɛb /

noun Slang.

a celebrity.

Origin of celeb

First recorded in 1910–15; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for celeb

celeb

/ (sɪˈlɛb) /

noun

informal a celebrity
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Word Origin and History for celeb

celeb


n.

colloquial shortening of celebrity "celebrated person," by 1908, American English.

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