verb (used with object), famed, fam·ing.
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Origin of fame
OTHER WORDS FROM famefameless, adjectiveoutfame, verb (used with object), out·famed, out·fam·ing.self-fame, noun
Example sentences from the Web for fame
He achieved fame by explaining not only Kepler’s laws of planetary motion but also the fall of an apple.
Then his 15 seconds of fame — and the income that came with it — came crashing down.It’ll Take More Than 15 Seconds to Rebuild Virality|Pallabi Munsi|December 2, 2020|Ozy
It’s got a long name, but an even longer history and massive fame.Another Win for Senolytics: Fighting Aging at the Cellular Level Just Got Easier|Shelly Fan|November 24, 2020|Singularity Hub
The sponsor money, the signature protein powders, the social media fame, he says, are mostly convenient byproducts.
Hanes doesn’t have dreams of running down an antelope, but he does see his fitness and its associated fame as a means to pursue the biggest, oldest bull elk and be invited into some of the West’s most exclusive mountain hunting destinations.
He died at Boulogne, France, in poverty, after nearly thirty years of exiled and fameless life.
Sluggish are the spirits and base the lot of the men I am ordained to lead through a dull life to a fameless grave.The Pilgrims Of The Rhine|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
By a common verdict the flawless short stories of the day are fameless.Literature in the Making|Various