The definition of famous is someone or something that is very well known by a lot of people.
An example of famous is a movie star.
In the public eye.
Some people are only famous within their city.
Well or widely known.
Had a famous time at the party.
Much talked about; having fame, or celebrity; renowned.
Excellent; very good; first-rate.
Origin of famous
Middle English from Anglo-Norman from Latin fāmōsus from fāma fame bhā-2 in Indo-European roots