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Famous (IPA: /ˈfeɪməs/)

Famous (a.)

Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition, for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.




2010 single by Scouting for Girls


2010 single by Play


2010 song composed by Tinchy Stryder performed by Tinchy Stryder



Famous Synonyms

Illustrious, Celebrated, Noted, Renowned, Known, Famed, Notable, Far-famed

Famous (Last Name / Surname)

Famous is the #76,533 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 251 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Famous in Spanish is Famoso

Tagalog Translation

Famous in Tagalog is Balita

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [about Frederick] He's world famous in Poland." - To Be or Not to Be (1983 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"2 A famous line, but still a relatively obscure and simply puzzling statement to many people. ~ Kalki" - 3-Jul

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A famous man is Robin Hood, The English ballad-singer's joy." - William Wordsworth

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All is ephemeral fame and the famous as well." - Marcus Aurelius

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As old Chaucer was wont to say, that broad famous English poet." - Thomas Middleton

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