'paparazzi' definitions:

Definition of 'paparazzi'

  • paparazzo \paparazzo\ pl. paparazzi. n. [from Signore Paparazzo, a photographer in Fellini's film La Dolce Vita.]
  • 1. A free-lance photographer that specializes in following and photographing celebrities such as movie stars, especially to obtain candid photographs in private situations; as, her dogged pursuit by the paparazzi was believed to be a major factor in Princess Diana's death. [PJC]