Verboticism: Celeffigy

Celeffigy

Created by: dochanne

Definition: n. A person who adopts the stylings, mannerisms and even of the personality of their favorite rock, movie or television star. v. To derive your identity from someone else, especially a famous person.

Pronunciation: Sell-effigy

Sentence: Michaela couldn't help herself, her identimitation was complete and when she stepped out she was a fabulous and flirtatious Marylin staricature, all blonde curls and buxom bosom. Her idolity extended to feigning an isolating fame but her reputation was cast as the most extravagant and talented celeffigy in town.

Etymology: Celebrity - a person known throughout the world for something other than their talent; Effigy - copy or representation, usually of a famous, infamous or otherwise "known" personage.

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Comments: Celeffigy

dochanne - 2009-05-06: 03:17:00
With identimitation as Identity and Imitation and reminiscent of identification as why people admire their idols. Staricature - Star and caricature, obvious really, and idolity as Idol and Identity blended because that's what she does..

emdeejay - 2009-05-06: 03:23:00
Iconic :-)

Jabberwocky - 2009-05-06: 13:23:00
nice