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Synonyms for famous
ˈfeɪ məsfa·mous

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  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 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


Editors Contribution

  1. prosiddha

    Submitted by anonymous on January 5, 2021  
  2. stampy

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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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  1. Rebel Wilson:

    I think what I really suffered from was emotional eating and dealing with the stress of becoming famous internationally, there is a lot of stress that comes with it and I guess my way of dealing with it was just eating donuts. Nowadays, she said, shes feeling.

  2. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Photographers often speak of subjects in the 'foreground' of a landscape scene. Has any famous photographer ever dared to venture to refer to a five, six or more 'grounds' in one of their developments?

  3. Cecilia Vega:

    He is one of the most famous faces in the GOP, serving under three Republican presidents, but in his hacked e-mails, Colin Powell calls his own party's nominee ‘ A national disgrace ’ and an ‘ International pariah, ’.

  4. Pat Szpunar:

    They told me that someone famous was killed in my home, and I said, 'What? It's not like it's Jimmy Hoffa or anything?' And they turned white as sheep.

  5. Mohammed Anas:

    I love her so much. She's given me two beautiful children. She is fine. She knows what kind of man I am so I am not worried, i'm famous now - people around the world know me.

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