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Famous and well-known - thesaurus

Synonyms

famous

adjective

if someone or something is famous, a lot of people know their name or have heard about them

well-known

adjective

known by many people or by the people involved in a particular situation

celebrated

adjective

famous and praised by many people

renowned

adjective

famous and admired for a special skill or achievement

fabled

adjective

famous because of being extremely good, beautiful, or interesting

legendary

adjective

very famous or well known for a long time

notorious

adjective

famous for something bad

infamous

adjective

well known for something bad

illustrious

adjective

formal an illustrious person is famous and respected because of what they have achieved

the one and only

used for introducing a famous person, or for saying that someone is very famous

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best

adverb

used for saying that someone or something is famous, especially in one particular way or for one particular reason

better

adverb

used for saying that one person or thing is famous in one way or for one reason rather than another

established

adjective

established people are well known for being good at their job

famed

adjective

known by many people for a particular quality or achievement

familiar

adjective

well known to you, or easily recognized by you

famously

adverb

in a way that is known about by a lot of people

foremost

adjective

most important or most well known

glamorous

adjective

a glamorous person is attractive, rich, and famous

glittering

adjective

used for describing situations that involve rich, famous, or successful people

grand old

old, well known, and usually popular

great

adjective

used about someone famous or important who is admired by a lot of people, or about their work

high-profile

adjective

often seen in public, mentioned in newspapers, or appearing on television

high-visibility

adjective

intended to attract attention

huge

adjective

extremely successful and well known

iconic

adjective

very famous and well known, and believed to represent a particular idea

immortal

adjective

very well known, and therefore likely to be remembered for a long time

in/out of the public eye

well known or not well known to people in general

known

adjective

famous

noted

adjective

well known for a particular quality or ability, and usually admired

of note

important, or famous

of TV etc fame

used for saying what made someone or something famous

prominent

adjective

important and well known

proverbial

adjective

well known, or typical

star-studded

adjective

mainly journalism including a lot of famous people

storied

adjective

formal famous, or well known

world-famous

adjective

known by people in all parts of the world

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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