Simple Definition of fame
: the condition of being known or recognized by many people
Examples of fame
He died at the height of his fame.
The book tells the story of her sudden rise to fame.
He gained fame as an actor.
She went to Hollywood seeking fame and fortune.
Origin of fame
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin fama report, fame; akin to Latin fari to speak — more at ban
First Known Use: 13th century
First Known Use of fame
FAME Defined for Kids
Definition of fame
: the fact or condition of being known or recognized by many people
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