\ ˈfāmd How to pronounce famed (audio) \

Definition of famed

: known widely and well : famous

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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First Known Use of famed

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

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“Famed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/famed. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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: known widely and well : famous a famed artist

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