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 Dictionary entry overview: What does luminary mean? 

  The noun LUMINARY has 1 sense:

1. a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

  Familiarity information: LUMINARY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A celebrity who is an inspiration to others

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


guiding light; leading light; luminary; notability; notable

Context example:

he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

Hypernyms ("luminary" is a kind of...):

celebrity; famous person (a widely known person)

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