famous

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman famous, from Old French fameus (modern French fameux).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeɪməs/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪməs
  • Hyphenation: US: fa‧mous; UK: fam‧ous

Adjective[edit]

famous ‎(comparative more famous, superlative most famous)

  1. Well known.
  2. In the public eye.
    Some people are only famous within their city.

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