\ 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.

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Reports from the Daily Mail said that Meghan would opt against giving birth at the famed, royal family favorite Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "This Hint Suggests Meghan Markle May Give Birth in the Lindo Wing After All," 4 Feb. 2019 Partnering with famed interior designer Masamichi Katayama of Wonderwall, known for his work at Japan House London and the Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Intersect exudes upscale intimacy throughout its three stories. Town & Country, "Inside NYC's Latest Hub for Design, Dining, and Culture," 27 Dec. 2018 Solomon, 57, spoke to THR about creating the mystery centered on the disappearance of a famed author. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Mosaic' Screenwriter on the Reaction to the "Branching Narrative" and Why There Won't Be a Sequel," 1 June 2018 The producer, who owns the famed Sunset Boulevard club, discovered the comedians at a hootenanny night at the Troubadour in 1970 and recorded three Cheech and Chong records prior to the opening of the Roxy. Jared Cowan, Los Angeles Magazine, "Revisiting the L.A. Locations from Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke 40 Years Later," 18 Apr. 2018 History played a more prominent role in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), as the movie commented obliquely on eastern European politics throughout the 20th century as well as the life and work of famed author Stefan Zweig. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, "Film / Politics Isle of Dogs is Wes Anderson's timeliest film," 6 Apr. 2018 The segment was filmed ahead of Fallon’s hugely anticipated Central Park episode, making The Tonight Show the first-ever late-night show to broadcast from the famed NYC park. Dan Barna, Teen Vogue, "Justin Bieber Celebrated Halloween Early With a Dark Wig and Baggy Suit," 14 Sep. 2018 California's famed Joshua Tree Park appeared to attract the worst sorts of guests during the shutdown, with off-roaders destroying the park's namesake trees. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "For National Parks, The End of the Shutdown Means the Hard Part Begins," 28 Jan. 2019 The more famed Red Sand Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach are great spots to stop on a sailing tour, but way too crowded to post up for a day. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Where to Go, Where to Eat, and What to See at Instagram's Favorite Destination," 21 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of famed

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

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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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