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FAMOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does famous mean? 

FAMOUS (adjective)
  The adjective FAMOUS has 1 sense:

1. widely known and esteemed

  Familiarity information: FAMOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FAMOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Widely known and esteemed

Synonyms:

celebrated; famed; famous; far-famed; illustrious; noted; renowned; notable

Context examples:

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

Similar:

known (apprehended with certainty)


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