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Definition of Famous

Famous
Famous Fa"mous, a. [L. famosus, fr. fama fame: cf. F. fameux. See Fame.] 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 for a scolding tongue. --Shak. Syn: Noted; remarkable; signal; conspicuous; celebrated; renowned; illustrious; eminent; transcendent; excellent. Usage: Famous, Renowned, Illustrious. Famous is applied to a person or thing widely spoken of as extraordinary; renowned is applied to those who are named again and again with honor; illustrious, to those who have dazzled the world by the splendor of their deeds or their virtues. See Distinguished.

Meaning of Famous from wikipedia

- Look up famous in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Famous is a word usually meaning notability or celebrity. Famous may refer to: Famous Brands, a South...
- Almost Famous is a 2000 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe, starring Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Patrick...
- Famous for being famous is a term, usually used pejoratively, for someone who attains celebrity status for no clearly identifiable reason (as opposed...
- The Famous-Barr Co. (originally Famous and Barr Co.) was a division of Macy's, Inc. (formerly Federated Department Stores). Headquartered in St. Louis...
- The Famous Five is a series of children's adventure novels and short stories written by English author Enid Blyton. The first book, Five on a Treasure...
- Famous Players Limited Partnership was a Canadian-based subsidiary of Cineplex Entertainment. As an independent company, it existed as a film exhibitor...
- Famous Dave's of America, Inc. is a chain of barbecue restaurants primarily located in the Midwestern United States, serving pork ribs, chicken, beef brisket...
- Tiewon Gore Jr. (born September 6, 1993), better known by his stage name Famous Dex, is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. His debut studio album...
- Famous Amos is a brand of cookies founded in Los Angeles in 1975 by Wally Amos, a former talent agent with William Morris Agency. Wallace "Wally" Amos...
- Famous Birthdays is an American website based in Santa Monica, California, which is dedicated to cataloging the birthdays of famous people and compiling...