\ ˈfāmd How to pronounce famed (audio) \

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.
Recent Examples on the Web This account of the rise -- and fall -- of Roy Halston Frowick, better known as Halston, stars Ewan McGregor as the famed designer, who came to be known for his elegant creations. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 15 May 2021 Enjoy the masterful works of famed Japanese artist and scientist Iwasaki Tsuneo in this new exhibit. Mary Lou Cruz, sun-sentinel.com, 10 May 2021 That makes the famed Mexican artist a natural subject for an exhibit at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, said Sabina Carr, CEO of the site. Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, 5 May 2021 Given that it’s curated by Steve Lazarides, the former agent of the famed, famously anonymous British street artist, that appears legit: Lazarides and Banksy parted ways more than a decade ago. Doug George, chicagotribune.com, 23 Apr. 2021 There are four more bedrooms and a total of four bathrooms and a powder room with mesmerizing, yellow-line tile by famed British designer Tom Dixon. oregonlive, 24 Mar. 2021 In an exclusive sneak peek, Defrancesco — who married the famed fashion designer on April 6, 2019 — gives MDLNY broker Ryan Serhant a tour of the stunning New York City apartment. Hanna Flanagan, PEOPLE.com, 19 May 2021 Daniel Minahan has been trying to make Halston, this weekend's new five-episode miniseries starring Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer, in some form for 25 years. Ew Staff, EW.com, 14 May 2021 Interviewed that year by Rolling Stone, Mr. Porter recalled putting together the Atlantic box alongside Ahmet Ertegun, the label’s famed co-founder. New York Times, 22 Apr. 2021

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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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“Famed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/famed. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of famed

: known and usually liked by many people


\ ˈfāmd How to pronounce famed (audio) \

Kids Definition of famed

: known widely and well : famous a famed artist

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