What does Famous mean?

Definitions for Famous
ˈfeɪ məsFa·mous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned(adj)

    widely known and esteemed

    "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"

Wiktionary

  1. famous(Adjective)

    Well known.

    Etymology: From famous, from fameus (French: fameux).

  2. famous(Adjective)

    In the public eye.

    Some people are only famous within their city.

    Etymology: From famous, from fameus (French: fameux).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Famous(adj)

    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

Freebase

  1. Famous

    Famous is the third studio album from U.S. alternative rock band Puddle of Mudd. It was released on October 9, 2007 on Flawless Records. Famous was originally set to be released in May, but was pushed back to add more songs to the album. The album was also announced by the band to be titled Livin' on Borrowed Time, but that was changed to Famous after the name of the first single. The title track provided the album's lead single on May 21, 2007. "Psycho" would follow as the second single on November 2. Famous debuted at number 27 on the U.S. Billboard 200, selling about 31,000 copies in its first week. The album has sold around 363,000 copies in the US.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Famous

    fā′mus, adj. renowned: noted.—v.t. to make famous.—adv. Fā′mously.—n. Fā′mousness. [O. Fr.,—L. famosusfama.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Famous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1584

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Famous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2436

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Famous' in Adjectives Frequency: #194

How to pronounce Famous?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Famous in sign language?

  1. famous

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Famous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Famous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Famous in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    Shark is the famous one in sea the but they many others.

  2. Liu Youbin:

    Weather conditions last month in Beijing were the worst over the past six years with slow wind, little rain and high temperatures, but average pollution readings were able to stay at same level as the past five years, the air pollution campaign has entered a stage of stalemate, as Chairman Mao described in his famous book 'On Protracted War'... The efforts we made have sometimes been offset by unfavorable weather, and it will take time for us to slip the leash of weather conditions to win the war.

  3. President Vladimir Putin:

    For us it became clear and we received information that there were plans not only for his capture, but, preferably for those who carried out the coup, but also for his physical elimination. As one famous historical figure said: 'No person, no problem'.

  4. CLIFFORD VILLALON:

    There are still many affluent and famous people who believe in the simplicity of life. They live in peace without wanting it or needing it.

  5. Paul Markham:

    Donald Trump, I think he's a great man, there are a lot of fans around here because of the employment, because of the hotel. From now on it (Doonbeg) is going to be famous.

Images & Illustrations of Famous

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    an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    • A. disguise
    • B. odometer
    • C. mediocrity
    • D. bias

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