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[ feymd ]


  1. very well known and, often, highly regarded; famous.

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  • over·famed adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of famed1

First recorded in 1525–35; fame + -ed 3

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Example Sentences

The quick turnaround from Saturday night’s comeback win against visiting Georgia Tech had prompted Bennett to use portions of practice last week for a refresher on facing the Orange’s famed zone defense.

Outdoor cooking industry leader and famed kettle-grill-maker Weber has acquired June, the smart cooking startup founded in 2013 by Matt Van Horn and Nikhil Bhogal.

The famed act entertained millions from Japan to New York City.

While welcoming the attention and resources the famed Harlem organization can bring, some experts caution that this has essentially been tried before, with mixed results.

A WSL men’s competition at the famed Pipeline on the island of Oahu, which began this week, was continuing as scheduled.

If there is actually a war on Christmas, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson seems ready to lead the fight.

There she met Janet Flanner, who would become a famed New Yorker correspondent “Genet”—for three decades.

Promo shots for Dee Dee King, taken by famed rock photographer Bob Gruen, are also on display at the Storefront Gallery.

It should be noted that LA tap water, rather than NYC's famed brand, was chosen for the test.

In 1978, for instance, Hockney was introduced to a new printing method by the famed printer Ken Tyler.

At one fell swoop on the field of Jena, the famed military monarchy of the great Frederick fell in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Henry Brook Parnell, famed as a political writer and liberalist, died by his own hand.

Here we saw many types of the Yorkshire man, famed for his shrewdness and fondness for what we would call "dickering."

Numerous miracles were claimed to have been wrought by the relics of the princess, who was famed for her piety.

Jean Marie Ampere, famed as a mathematician and natural philosopher, died.


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