- [noun] a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"
Synonyms: luminary, leading light, guiding light, notability
- [adjective] worthy of notice; "a noteworthy advance in cancer research"
- [adjective] widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"
Synonyms: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, noted, renowned