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Famous people

face

noun

a famous person who is associated with a particular product, brand, advertising campaign etc

national treasure

noun

a famous person who is loved by many people in a country, especially someone who has had a long public career

sleb

noun

a celebrity

personality

noun

a famous or well-known person

celebrity

noun

a famous person, especially in entertainment or sport

star

noun

a famous and popular person, especially an actor, entertainer, or sports personality

icon

noun

someone who is very famous and who people think represents a particular idea

VIP

noun

very important person: used for referring to someone who receives special treatment because they are powerful or famous

public figure

noun

a well-known person, especially a politician

living legend

noun

someone who is extremely famous during the time that they are alive

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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