Famous definitions

fā'məs
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.

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Well known.
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In the public eye.

Some people are only famous within their city.

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Well or widely known.
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First-rate; excellent.

Had a famous time at the party.

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Much talked about; having fame, or celebrity; renowned.
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Excellent; very good; first-rate.
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Notorious.
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Origin of famous

Middle English from Anglo-Norman from Latin fāmōsus from fāma fame bhā-2 in Indo-European roots