household name

Definition of household name

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  a social unit composed of those living together in the same dwelling

  1. :  of or relating to a household :  domestic

    :  familiar, common

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

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

    :  a descriptive often disparaging epithet

  1. :  to give a name to :  call

    :  to mention or identify by name

    :  to accuse by name

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

    :  appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production

    :  having an established reputation

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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