household name

Definition of household name

:a person or thing whose name is very well-known
  • a famous actor who has become a household name

Word by Word Definitions

household play
  1. : those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family

  1. : of or relating to a household : domestic

  2. : familiar, common

name play
  1. : a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing

  2. : a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity

  3. : a descriptive often disparaging epithet

  1. : to give a name to : call

  2. : to mention or identify by name

  3. : to accuse by name

  1. : of, relating to, or bearing a name

  2. : appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production

  3. : having an established reputation


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