claim to fame

noun phrase

Definition of claim to fame

: 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.

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“Claim to fame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claim%20to%20fame. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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