Famous vs Pseudocelebrity - What's the difference?

famous | pseudocelebrity |


As an adjective famous

is well known.

As a noun pseudocelebrity is

one who has a certain degree of celebrity status without being actually famous or noteworthy.

famous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Well known.
  • In the public eye.
  • Some people are only famous within their city.

    Synonyms

    * famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned * See

    Derived terms

    * famously * famous last words

    pseudocelebrity

    English

    Noun

    (pseudocelebrities)
  • One who has a certain degree of celebrity status without being actually famous or noteworthy.