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, renownedadjective

    widely known and esteemed

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

Wiktionary

  1. famousadjective

    Well known.

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

  2. famousadjective

    In the public eye.

    Some people are only famous within their city.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Famousadjective

    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

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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. Rick Laude:

    I said,' Hey, Anthony, is Santa going to bring you something good for Christmas ?' he said,' Yes, I'm going to be more famous. I'm going to be so famous Nashville will never forget me.'.

  2. Barbara Bouchey:

    Allison Mack was famous, talented and a good person, allison Mack came into the organization because Allison Mack had a void in Allison Mack life and because Allison Mack felt vulnerable.

  3. Roman Kaverzin:

    I really like the way he speaks and the changes ... he wants to bring, what really matters is that he is a famous figure in Ukraine. People listen to him.

  4. House Republicans ':

    Our Party has been hijacked, my Party has been hijacked. Our Party is on the way to the ground. And for some people, Our Party's a fun ride, right ? We can put out this outrageous stuff on Twitter,' Yeah I'm getting all these retweets and everybody knows me, I'm famous,' but this plane is going to crash to the ground.

  5. David Guetta:

    I started in '88 to play House music, it was a huge revolution for me. I went to London and I saw a DJ on stage and that was crazy at the time. I was one of the really respected and famous DJs in Paris, but they would never show me. I was hidden. A DJ on stage and people dancing and facing the DJ, looking at him? I was like 'wow!'.

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