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EtymologyEdit

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

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AdjectiveEdit

famous (comparative more famous, superlative most famous)

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

SynonymsEdit

  • (well-known): For semantic relationships of this sense, see Wikisaurus:famous.
  • (in the public eye):

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