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Synonyms for famous
ˈfeɪ məsfa·mous

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  1. famousadjective

    well-known, celebrated, noted, famed, renowned

  2. famousadjective

    Well known.

    renowned, famed, noted, well-known, celebrated

  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 Antonyms

  1. famous

    renowned, glorious, celebrated, illustrious, far-famed

    unknown, obscure, unsung, inglorious

Princeton's WordNet

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. famousadjective

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

  2. famousadjective

    noted, notorious, signal, conspicuous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. famousadjective

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

    obscure, inglorious, unknown, notorious


  1. List of known nicknames for "Famous":

    Kenneth Jackson, Lil Ken

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How to use famous in a sentence?

  1. Federico Rossi:

    Viareggio is famous for this reason, our tradition is to see vessels that go around in the city during the night.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Oh, here's Jim, he's become more famous than me.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    People click own pic with the celebrity not at all for his or her popularity , but for posting the same on their social media account or showing it to others in the society to project ownselves only as famous personality.

  4. Lena Zawaideh:

    I am pursuing this case because women should not have to tolerate harassment at work. Shaun White should not be allowed to whatever he wants just because he is famous. Although I am embarrassed to have been treated this way, I cannot sit by and watch him do this to other women.

  5. Andy Warhol:

    In the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.

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