Definitions for famefeɪm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

famefeɪm(n.; v.)famed, fam•ing.

  1. (n.)renown; public eminence.

  2. public estimation; reputation.

  3. (v.t.)Archaic. to spread the renown of; make famous.

Origin of fame:

1175–1225; ME < AF, OF < L fāma talk

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fame, celebrity, renown(noun)

    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

  2. fame(noun)

    favorable public reputation

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fame(noun)ɪm

    the state of being recognized by many people

    his rise to fame in the art world


  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.

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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams of fame

  1. FEMA

Translations for fame

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the quality of being well-known

Her novels brought her fame.

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