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  • noun A celebrity. Originally coined for a very famous or successful celebrity but now routinely used to describe anyone who has public exposure.

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Examples

  • Jennifer Hudson was famously a failed American Idol contestant before she became a Dreamgirls megastar, which is an incredible achievement – you can't see the same thing happening to, say, Chico from X Factor – so you could say that Jennifer Hudson Day was well-deserved.

    Jennifer Hudson In ‘Gets Engaged To Bloke’ Shock

  • We know the megastar is a private person, but we'd like to see his handsome face just once in a while!

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  • Media advisor Alistair Campbell who had spun the media via Twitter into expecting a "megastar" to join Mr Brown, claimed the post-rally entertainment combined "substance with style".

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  • After "megastar" Peppa Pig was stopped from appearing at a Labour Party mini-manifesto launch by her licensing company, Children's Secretary Ed Balls said: "Peppa did tell me that not only is she a supporter of universal Sure Start but would be quite worried if George Pig lost his child trust fund."

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  • Formula One's McLaren chief Ron Dennis told Autosport magazine: "Paul Newman was one of those very few people for whom the term 'megastar' was no exaggeration: truly, he was a legend of the silver screen."

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  • (Editor's note: we think they meant to call Jenni a "megastar" not just

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  • R & B megastar Whitney Houston may be most loved for the moment when that universally recognized drum beat strikes and she powers in with "And I will always love you."

    Whitney Houston Tribute: A Look Back At The Star's Enduring Giving Legacy (SLIDESHOW)

  • That means Schwarzenegger's earnings from a career as a Hollywood megastar, which allowed him to forgo a salary as governor and commute by private jet to Sacramento, likely will be evenly divided with his estranged wife.

    Maria Shriver files to divorce Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • Equally surreal was the chance to chat for a while with megastar crime author Michael Connolly.

    Home again!

  • R & B megastar Whitney Houston may be most loved for the moment when that universally recognized drum beat strikes and she powers in with "And I will always love you."

    Whitney Houston Tribute: A Look Back At The Star's Enduring Giving Legacy (SLIDESHOW)

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