What does fame mean?

Definitions for famefeɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fame, celebrity, renown(noun)

    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

  2. fame(noun)

    favorable public reputation


  1. fame(Noun)

    What is said or reported; gossip, rumour.

  2. fame(Noun)

    The state of being famous or well-known and spoken of.

  3. fame(Verb)

    to make (someone or something) famous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fame(noun)

    public report or rumor

  2. Fame(noun)

    report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable; as, the fame of Washington

  3. Fame(verb)

    to report widely or honorably

  4. Fame(verb)

    to make famous or renowned


  1. Fame

    "Fame" is a song recorded by David Bowie, initially released in 1975. It reached Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of 20 September 1975.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fame

    fām, n. public report or rumour: renown or celebrity, chiefly in good sense.—v.t. to report: to make famous.—n. Fā′ma, report, rumour, fame.—adjs. Famed, renowned; Fame′less, without renown.—Fama clamosa (Scot.), any notorious rumour ascribing immoral conduct to a minister or office-bearer in a church.—House of ill fame, a brothel. [Fr.,—L. fama, from fāri, to speak; cog. with Gr. phēmē, from phanai, to say.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. fame

    To have your name paged by the "buttons" of a fashionable hotel.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. FAME

    Having a brand of cigars named after you.

Suggested Resources

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    Song lyrics by fame -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by fame on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. FAME

    What does FAME stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the FAME acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fame' in Nouns Frequency: #2696


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fame in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Canastota Police Chief James Zophy:

    This community is part of the hall of fame as much as the hall of fame is part of the community.

  2. Ellen Brooks:

    This was a pop ballad song done by female singers, so as far as the song choice goes, it's really interesting, it sort of sums up Elvis, pre-fame.

  3. Pablo Picasso:

    Now there is fame! Of all -- hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public -- fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never pray for riches/fame/greatness. Just pray for God's grace, wisdom and insight. For, if God gives you all that. Riches, fame and greatness will be/become your fate sooner or later.

  5. Ringo Starr:

    They were all surprised that I wasn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and [Paul] talked to somebody and they're going to put me in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he's going to give me away like I'm the bride and I will accept.

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