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Synonyms for famous
ˈfeɪ məsfa·mous

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Wiktionary4.0 / 5 votes

  1. famousadjective

    celebrated, noted, famed, renowned, well-known

  2. famousadjective

    Well known.

    well-known, celebrated, noted, famed, renowned

  3. famousadjective

    In the public eye.

    Some people are only famous within their city.

    noted, famed, renowned, well-known, celebrated

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 5 votes

  1. famous

    renowned, glorious, celebrated, illustrious, far-famed

    unknown, obscure, unsung, inglorious

Princeton's WordNet3.4 / 7 votes

  1. celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renownedadjective

    widely known and esteemed

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

    historied, celebrated, noted, storied, renowned, notable, illustrious, noteworthy, far-famed, famed


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  1. prosiddha

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  2. stampy

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.5 / 2 votes

  1. famousadjective

    celebrated, renowned, distinguished, illustrious, eminent, remarkable, famed, far-famed

  2. famousadjective

    noted, notorious, signal, conspicuous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. famousadjective

    renowned, famed, noted, celebrated, eminent, illustrious, distinguished, far-famed

    obscure, inglorious, unknown, notorious

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Famous":

    Kenneth Jackson, Lil Ken

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  1. Director Luisa Garcia:

    We rented in a very famous medical office building that's dedicated to medical tourism, the moment that United States learned United States was for abortion, United States wouldn't rent to us.

  2. Mirsad Purivatra:

    We have always wanted the Sarajevo film festival to be a human-sized festival, all-hospitality festival where nobody is unreachable, and where famous authors can talk to the audience.

  3. Fred Shapiro:

    I'm looking for quotes that become famous, important and historic( throughout the year) or quotes that say a lot about the nature of our culture and society at the time.

  4. Victoria Valentino:

    This has opened the door for all of us to speak out against rape culture in our society, just because someone is famous and wealthy and powerful does not mean he gets away with it. He doesn't get to drug and rape women. And we don't have to live with the shame and blame.

  5. Ron Robillard:

    Who would be hurt at this point? she's been dead for 52 years and had just one daughter, who is also dead. I think people would love to know what she was thinking when committing these murders that became the subject of such a famous play.

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