Examples of famous in a Sentence
a book about some of the most famous people of the last century
some truly famous Southern-style cooking
Recent Examples of famous from the Web
One of Romero’s most famous narrative coups was casting a black actor as the hero of his 1968 film, Night of the Living Dead.
Some of his most famous buildings that can still be seen include the Boley Building and Folly Theater downtown and the Bernard Corrigan House near Loose Park.
America’s Got Talent Finalist Derek Hughes hosts a spectacular evening of world famous magic featuring the elegant dramatic fast costume changes of David and Dania; Maestro Voronin, the breathtaking illusions of Canada’s Murray Hatfield and more.
Meanwhile, the union’s public relations guy blasted a blogger for Mother Jones magazine — named after the famous union firebrand — for being insufficiently liberal in his single-payer coverage.
The smallest number of foreigners is in northern Akita, famous for rice and snow.
And now he's sought the imprimatur of the most famous paper's op-ed page.
Maisie took to Instagram a few hours ago to post a side-by-side of Edna's face and her own, both sporting the extra large round-rimmed glasses that the character is famous for.
Bungee America, the country’s oldest bungee jumping company, is famous for facilitating elastic leaps from San Gabriel Canyon’s historic Bridge to Nowhere (northeast of L.A.).
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Origin and Etymology of famous
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin famosus, from fama fame
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of famous
FAMOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of famous for English Language Learners
: known or recognized by very many people : having fame
FAMOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of famous for Students
: very well-known
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