\ ˈfāmd \

Definition of famed 

: known widely and well : famous

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Examples of famed in a Sentence

a bowl of the restaurant's famed chili San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge.

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Joining Pisco executive chef Emmanuel Piqueras at the Passport to Peru: Masters Cocktail reception will be famed Peruvian chef Ricardo Zarate, of L.A.’s Rosaliné and Once in Las Vegas, and master pisco distiller Johnny Schuler. Michele Parente, sandiegouniontribune.com, "3 Peruvian powerhouses are throwing quite the birthday party for Pisco Liberty Station," 13 July 2018 Guggenheim Partners has agreed to buy Millstein & Co., the advisory firm led by famed restructuring banker Jim Millstein, people familiar with the matter said. Justin Baer, WSJ, "Guggenheim Agrees to Buy Millstein & Co.," 11 July 2018 No place was this more evident than at Nikki Beach's famed Sunday brunch. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "How St. Barth's Survived the Devastating Hurricanes of 2017," 10 July 2018 It was named Lake Notasulga at some point, reportedly after the Alabama town where famed author Zora Neale Hurston was born. Ryan Gillespie, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Orlando's muck- and junk-filled 'Lake Nasty' could be in line for a cleanup," 6 July 2018 For now, the WEDU relaunch provides a first glimpse at Armstrong's second act, something both fans and haters have been eagerly anticipating ever since the famed cyclist finally settled the federal whistleblower lawsuit in May. Matt Skenazy, Outside Online, "Lance Armstrong Wants to Sell You a Season Pass," 6 July 2018 Tributes are flowing for the famed celebrity agent, manager and theatrical producer. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Harry M. Miller, Australian Impresario and Manager, Dies at 84," 5 July 2018 Hotel prices vary by neighborhood but there are options throughout, from close to the airport, in Center City and in Logan Square within walking distance to the famed Philadelphia Museum of Art. Josh Rosenblat, Philly.com, "Where to stay in Philadelphia," 27 June 2018 Margot Robbie stars as famed actress Sharon Tate, who was murdered (while nearly nine months pregnant) by the Mansons on orders from cult leader Charles Manson. Meagan Fredette, refinery29.com, "Quentin Tarantino Cast Every White Person He Could Find In His New Movie," 23 June 2018

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First Known Use of famed

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of famed was circa 1533

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English Language Learners Definition of famed

: known and usually liked by many people


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Kids Definition of famed

: known widely and well : famous a famed artist

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