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famous

fa·mous

famous

 
 
pronunciation:
feI ms
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having widespread recognition or public esteem; renowned.
Some artists become more famous after their deaths.Beethoven's "Fifth Symphony" may be the composer's most famous piece.
synonyms:
famed, illustrious, name, notable, noted, prominent, renowned, well-known
antonyms:
obscure, undistinguished, unknown, unrenowned
similar words:
celebrated, conspicuous, distinguished, eminent, familiar, notorious, popular, public
definition 2: (informal) excellent.
a famous idea
synonyms:
brilliant, capital, dandy, first-rate, great, lustrous, splendid, terrific
similar words:
distinguished, glorious, good, grand, wonderful
derivation: famously (adv.)