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Definitions of "fame"
- The state of being widely known, recognized, or of great popular interest. noun
- Public estimation; reputation. noun
- Rumor. noun
- To make renowned or famous. transitive verb
- To report to be. transitive verb
- To famish.
- To defame.
- A public report or rumor. noun
- Report or opinion widely diffused; renown; notoriety; celebrity, favorable or unfavorable, but especially the former; reputation: as, the fame of Washington; literary fame: rarely used in the plural. noun
- To report.
- To make famous.
- Public report or rumor. noun
- Report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable. noun
- To report widely or honorably. transitive verb
- To make famous or renowned. transitive verb
- What is said or reported;
gossip, rumour. noun
- The state of being
famousor well-known and spoken of. noun
- to make (someone or something)
The word "fame" in example sentences
Whatever is enclosed within marks of parenthesis is also independent of the rest of the sentence; as, I stake my fame (_and I had fame_), my heart, my hope, my soul, upon this cast.. [Higher Lessons in English A work on english grammar and composition]
For rumour [the Greek pheme, via fama in Latin, gives us our word fame] is an evil thing; by nature she's a light weight to lift up, yes, but heavy to carry and hard to put down again.. [Socrates ? a man for our times]
Must be real career boost when your main claim to fame is to be able to mock someone.. [Fey likely to revive Palin impersonation]
His other claim to fame is to have steered the Orwellian Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill onto the Statute Book, a bill that would, in its unamended state, have allowed the Government to make laws without having to bother with the tedious business of Parliament approval.. [Jim Murphy: Cuddly Bear or Ruthless Careerist Apparatchik?]
His other claim to fame is to have steered the Orwellian Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill onto the Statute Book, a bill that would, in its unamended state, have allowed the Government to make laws without having to bother with the tedious business of Parliament approval.. [Archive 2008-02-10]
I am going to make you famous, not that your fame is any less without my help.. [Very, very much.]
For that more lasting success which we call fame other qualities are needed, such qualities as imagination, fancy, and magic and force in the use of words.. [Prose Fancies (Second Series)]
Her 15 minutes of "fame" is over and she has milked it for all it is worth.. [Palin an issue in Kentucky]
It's a free country and I certainly don't begrudge Mr. Coursey the right to make money in any way he sees fit, but (and I'm being charitable here) I'm not sure his "fame" is a good fit for his business model.. [The Pork Endorsement]
His only claim to fame is that his blog is often quoted by an apparently brain-dead radio anchor named Derryn Hinch who is currently facing criminal charges himself.. [Waldo Jaquith - “Motion to Compel” in Garrett subpoena]
Hey, the guy's claim to fame is that he was the economic development brains behind Vera Katz -- what were you expecting?. [Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives]
In any case, John goes on to say that the best literal translation of postera crescam laude (taking into account the recens which follows laude) would appear to be: “I will continue to grow in fame hereafter, ever new.”. [postera crescam laude II]
Because the Prize was initiated as late as 1969, time has sorted out worthy candidates, for whom the risk of "premature fame" is minimal.. [The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1969-2006]
He gets a swelled head, however, finding that fame is more fleeting than the latest hemline length.. [Weekly Mishmash I: January 17-23 : Scrubbles.net]
What are all these bee-yoo-ti-ful people doing after their ticket to fame is lost in the mail?. [Two Tickets to Paradis : Scrubbles.net]
He gets a swelled head, however, finding that fame is more fleeting than the latest hemline length.. [2010 January : Scrubbles.net]