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Definition of "famed" []

  • Having great fame. See Synonyms at noted. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "famed" in a sentence
  • "Like the many references to fans as "patrons" — a CBS announcer, Jack Whitaker, was famously forced off Masters coverage decades ago by calling them "a mob" — and Nantz anticipating the "coronation" in "famed Butler Cabin.""
  • "The plan sets preservation guidelines for the "historic core" of buildings and open spaces that make up 10.6 acres within famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's 491-acre north Scottsdale campus."
  • "Mr. Chairman and Members of the Empire Club, -- The honour of addressing your Club at one of these luncheons, internationally famed, is an honour that I very highly appreciate, and what I wish to say this afternoon will represent to you certain sincere convictions with which I may not expect you all to coincide, but the earnestness and honesty of which you will be, I know, prepared to admit."