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Famous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Famous'

  • Famous: Famous may refer to: In music: Famous (album), an album by Puddle of Mudd "Famous" (Puddle of Mudd song) Famous?, an album by JME "Famous" (Play song)
  • Famous Last Words: Famous Last Words may refer to: Famous Last Words (band) ...Famous Last Words..., by Supertramp, 1982 Famous Last Words (Al Stewart album), 1993 Famous
  • The Famous Five: The Famous Five may refer to: The Famous Five (Canada), a group of Canadian women who were proponents in a landmark women's rights case The Famous Five
  • Famous Players-Lasky: from the merger of Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company—originally formed by Zukor as Famous Players in Famous Plays—and Jesse L. Lasky's Feature
  • Famous Stars and Straps: Famous Stars and Straps (or simply Famous) is an American clothing and accessory line created by blink-182 drummer Travis Barker in December 1999. The
  • Finally Famous: Finally Famous may refer to: Finally Famous: Born a Thug, Still a Thug, 2009 album by Tricky Daddy Finally Famous (Big Sean album), 2011 album by Big
  • Dead Famous: Dead Famous may refer to: Dead Famous (series), a series of books about famous people who are now dead Dead Famous (novel), a 2001 comedy/mystery book

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'Famous' example sentence in quotations

* Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. - George Bernard Shaw

* In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known -- that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness. - Norman O. Brown

* Michael Bolton Yeah, well at least your name isn't Michael Bolton. Samir You know there's nothing wrong with that name. Michael Bolton There was nothing wrong with it... until I was about 12 years old and that no-talent ass clown became famous and started winning Grammys. - Office Space

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Famous Sample Sentences in News

  • Famous Celebrity Rebounds! Who Made It Last & Who Was Just A Fling?!
    There's not much we love more than a celeb rebounding from one famous romance with another! But just because celeb rebounds are juicy, doesn't mean they are short lived. In fact, Naya Rivera rebounded from her failed engagement with Big Sean to a new romance AND quickie marriage with Ryan Dorsey, and look at them now with [...] Read more on this news related to 'Famous'
  • America's famous business brothers: Meet the Pruzans
    The Pruzan Brothers may not be as famous as the Koch or Winklevoss brothers, but it's hard to imagine any set of siblings had a better week - at least in business. Read more on this news related to 'Famous'
  • Famous restaurant shut down for violations
    Environmental Health Directorate shut down a famous restaurant in Jazan on Saturday for multiple health code violations. Read more on this news related to 'Famous'

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