famed

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adjective \ˈfāmd\

Definition of famed

  1. :  known widely and well :  famous

Examples of famed in a Sentence

  1. a bowl of the restaurant's famed chili

  2. San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge.

Recent Examples of famed from the Web

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Circa 1533

First Known Use of famed

circa 1533


FAMED Defined for English Language Learners

famed

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adjective

Definition of famed for English Language Learners

  • : known and usually liked by many people


FAMED Defined for Kids

famed

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adjective \ˈfāmd\

Definition of famed for Students

  1. :  known widely and well :  famous a famed artist



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