Celebrity and Hero


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Celebrity noun – A person who is widely known and usually much talked about.
Usage example: celebrities from sports and entertainment attended the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games

Hero is a synonym for celebrity in knowledge topic. In some cases you can use "Hero" instead a noun "Celebrity", when it comes to topics like dignitary.
Nearby Words: celebration, celebrate, celeb
Synonyms for Celebrity


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Hero noun – A person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion.
Celebrity is a synonym for hero in star topic. You can use "Celebrity" instead a noun "Hero", if it concerns topics such as knowledge.
Nearby Words: heroic, heroine, heroism, heroically
Synonyms for Hero

How words are described

female female celebrity female hero
original original celebrity original hero
handsome handsome celebrity handsome hero
dead dead celebrity dead hero
Other adjectives: single, popular, dashing, powerful, actual, real, male, black, young, famous, new, major, national, former, last, different, local, historical, favorite.

Both words in one sentence

  • Quite often, a character will end up idealized when he becomes acknowledged as a celebrity or a hero.
  • Groupie Brigade One episode of Danny Phantom focused on this when Danny Phantom (by this point, a well known hero and celebrity) is on the run from screaming teenage fans; most of which come from his own school.
  • Villain with Good Publicity Now, he has the option of gunning down Harley (And Poison Ivy and Catwoman) in the back as they flee and claiming self-defense, or gunning down the attacking zeppelin and becoming an even bigger hero and celebrity to Gotham.
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