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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a trip made at another's expense

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