claim to fame

Definition of claim to fame

  1. :  something that someone or something is famous for or that makes someone or something important or interesting <His claim to fame is the invention of the stapler.> <The restaurant's claim to fame is its barbecue sauce.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to ask for especially as a right

    :  to call for :  require

    :  take

  1. :  a demand for something due or believed to be due

    :  a right to something

    :  a title to a debt, privilege, or other thing in the possession of another

  1. :  public estimation :  reputation

    :  popular acclaim :  renown

    :  rumor

  1. :  report, repute

    :  to make famous

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