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Famous people

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

superstar

noun

someone such as a film actor or pop musician who is extremely famous

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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