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"
In the public eye.
Some people are only famous within their city.
Origin: From famous, from fameus (French: fameux).
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
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
fā′mus, adj. renowned: noted.—v.t. to make famous.—adv. Fā′mously.—n. Fā′mousness. [O. Fr.,—L. famosus—fama.]
Song lyrics by famous -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by famous on the Lyrics.com website.
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Rank popularity for the word 'famous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1584
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Rank popularity for the word 'famous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2436
Rank popularity for the word 'famous' in Adjectives Frequency: #194
The numerical value of famous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of famous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of famous in a Sentence
I awoke one day to find myself famous.
I don't think I'm gonna be at all famous.
I won't be happy till I'm as famous as God.
All is ephemeral--fame and the famous as well.
I will never give my dream up of being famous!
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Translations for famous
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- прочут, знаменит, известенBulgarian
- famós, cèlebreCatalan, Valencian
- slavný, věhlasný, proslulýCzech
- bekannt, berühmtGerman
- célèbre, fameuxFrench
- ferneamdeWestern Frisian
- cliùiteach, ainmeil, allailScottish Gaelic
- famoso, famosaItalian
- 有名, 高名, 名高いJapanese
- beroemd, alom bekendDutch
- faimos, celebruRomanian
- известный, знаменитыйRussian
- famëmadh, famshëmAlbanian
- berömd, kändSwedish
- meşhur, ünlüTurkish
- nổi danh, nổi tiếngVietnamese
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