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
Cosby, Temple's most famous booster and trustee, first spied Constand from across the school gym in 2002.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is the second-most famous NFL player, according to ESPN's World Fame 100.
The dead and their monuments—to the ordinary and the famous, in cemeteries and on town greens and in city squares—
Charles M. Schulz, the famous cartoonist, a rabid San Francisco Giants fan, was referring, of course, to the line drive hit by McCovey that was caught by Bobby Richardson, the Yankees’ second baseman, for the final out of the 1962 World Series.
In a ballpark a mile high and with a famous New Mexico wind that whips almost constantly out to right field, a team is rarely stymied here to the extent SDSU was.
The Cleveland Browns’ Terrelle Pryor tried to pay tribute to the city’s most famous star, LeBron James, with this touchdown celebration.
Despite his famous name, the wealthy businessman previously has gone after some establishment elements of the Democratic Party, including dismissing the power of an endorsement from the Cook County Democratic organization.
The hair will soon disappear, along with, in 2018, the show that made Harington famous.
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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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