Definition of Famous

1. Adjective. Widely known and esteemed. "A renowned painter"




Definition of Famous

1. 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.

Definition of Famous

1. Adjective. Well known. ¹

2. Adjective. In the public eye. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Famous

1. well-known [adj] : FAMOUSLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Famous

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famous (current term)
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Literary usage of Famous

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1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"famous Players Lasky. 8 reels. Jean Webster. REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM ... famous Players Lasky. 7 reels. Incident of Lincoln and Civil War. ..."

2. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"1888 L9; famous American Statesmen, 1888 C7; famous Men of Science 3889 C7; famous English Authors, 1890 C7; famous European Artists, 1890 C7: famous ..."

3. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"A still more famous animal was Comet, born in the autumn of 1804, ... A famous white heifer (daughter of the bull Favourite), which weighed at four years ..."

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