famous famous  /ˈfeɪ məs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) widely known and esteemed

Usage(s):

  1. A variety of amusements, from classic rock to famous photography, collage art to custom radio, plus our favorite video web logs.
  2. As famous as the faces they grace, Ray-Ban's Wayfarer sunglasses have been the preferred shades for generations of celebrities in the spotlight.
  3. A gallery of famous siblings and their sometimes fractious, sometimes harmonious relationships.

News

  1. Famous Brands finds new direction from Broomfield headquarters

    Since Famous Brands International — the parent company of cookie store Mrs. Fields and The Country's Best Yogurt — moved its headquarters to Broomfield a year ago, it has worked to revitalize the businesses.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Famous Smoke Shop Announces First Facebook Contest Winner

    Famous Smoke Shop, the nation’s #1 online cigar distributor, is currently running a month-long contest on Facebook called the “Thousand Dollars Up In Smoke Giveaway.” The company has selected the first of four winners, who will each receive a 55 cigar sampler pack valued at $1,000. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/famous-smoke-shop/cigar-sampler-contest ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Famous storyteller travels to Marquette

    Marquette children enjoyed a performance by a famous storyteller today at Peter White Public Library
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WLUC Marquette

Quotes

  1. "I have some idea of the pressures of finding your own identity with a famous father," Michael, wrote about Cameron. "I'm not sure I can comprehend it with two generations to deal with."
    on Apr 20, 2010 By: Michael Douglas Source: The Gossip Girls (blog)

  2. "Ernie was one of the toughest players to ever wear a Steelers uniform," Steelers chairman Dan Rooney said in a statement. "He was a key member of our famous Steel Curtain defense, and many people who played against him considered Ernie...
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Dan Rooney Source: Forbes

  3. "Bondholders are pretty famous for playing chicken," Ross said. "I just hope that they're rational enough not to overplay their hand here."
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Wilbur Ross Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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