famously

adverb fa·mous·ly \ ˈfā-məs-lē \
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of famously

1 : in a celebrated manner
2 : in a superlative fashion
3 : to an unusual degree : very

Examples of famously in a Sentence

  1. The executive famously insisted on riding the bus to work every day.

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First Known Use of famously

1546

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FAMOUSLY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of famously for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that is known by many people : in a famous manner


FAMOUSLY Defined for Kids

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adverb fa·mous·ly \ ˈfā-məs-lē \

Definition of famously for Students

: very well
  • We got along famously.

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