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 Dictionary entry overview: What does public figure mean? 

  The noun PUBLIC FIGURE has 1 sense:

1. a well-known or notable person

  Familiarity information: PUBLIC FIGURE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1public figure [BACK TO TOP]


A well-known or notable person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


public figure; name; figure

Context examples:

they studied all the great names in the history of France / she is an important figure in modern music

Hypernyms ("public figure" is a kind of...):

important person; influential person; personage (a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events)

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