[fey-muh s] /ˈfeɪ məs/
having a widespread reputation, usually of a favorable nature; renowned; celebrated:
a famous writer.
Synonyms: famed, notable, illustrious.
Antonyms: unknown, obscure.
Informal. first-rate; excellent:
The singer gave a famous performance.
notorious (used pejoratively).
known to or recognized by many people; renowned
(informal) excellent; splendid
(archaic) of ill repute
late 14c., from Anglo-French famous, Old French fameus (Modern French fameux), from Latin famosus “much talked of, renowned,” often “infamous, notorious, of ill repute,” from fama (see fame (n.)). A native word for this was Old English namcuð, literally “name-known.” Catch phrase famous last words “remark likely to be proved wrong” is first attested 1948.
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[fed-er-uh l] /ˈfɛd ər əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. 2. of, relating to, or noting such a central government: federal offices. 3. (initial capital letter) U.S. History. […]
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