From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Look up fame in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Fame is the quality of being well-known and in the public eye. Celebrities are famous by definition.
Fame or Famous may refer to: . The condition of being a celebrity; Fame, a Broadway musical; The Fame, a Lady Gaga album; F.A.M.E., an album by Chris Brown
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- Old French
From Middle English [Term?], borrowed from Old French fame (“celebrity, renown”), itself borrowed from Latin fāma (“talk, rumor, report, reputation”), from Proto-Indo-European *bheh₂meh₂-, from *bʰeh₂- (“to speak, say, tell”). Cognate with Ancient Greek φήμη (phḗmē, “talk”). Related also to Latin for (“speak, say”, verb), Old English bōian (“to boast”), Old English bēn (“prayer, request”), Old English bannan (“to summon, command, proclaim”). More at ban.
1. IPA(key): /feɪm/ 2. Rhymes: -eɪm
fame (usually uncountable, plural fames) 1. (now rare) What is said or reported; gossip, rumour.quotations ▼ 1.1. 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 1, ll. 651-4: 1.1.1. There went a famein Heav'n that he ere long / Intended to create, and therein plant / A generation, whom his choice regard / Should favour […]. 1.2. 2012, Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex, Penguin 2013, page 23: 1.2.1. If the accused could produce a specified number of honest neighbours to swear publicly that the s...
From Vulgar Latin *faminem or *famen, from Latin famēs (“hunger”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰH- (“to disappear”).
fame f (plural fames) 1. hunger 1.1. Teníemos fame. 1.1.1. We're hungry. 1.1.2. (literally, “We have hunger.”)
fame 1. famously
From Old Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin *fam(i)ne(m) or more likely *famen, from Latin famēs (“hunger”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰH- (“to disappear”). Cognate with Portuguese fome, French faim, Italian fame and Romanian foame.
1. IPA(key): /ˈfame̝/
fame 1. hunger
From Latin famēs (“hunger”)/Latin famem (“hunger”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰH- (“to disappear”). Compare Galician fame, French faim, Portuguese fome and Romanian foame.
1. IPA(key): [ˈfaː.me], /ˈfame/ 2. Hyphenation: fà‧me
fame f (plural fami) 1. hungerquotations ▼ 1.1. 2006, Società Biblica di Ginevra, Nuova Riveduta 2006, Psalm 33:19: 1.1.1. per liberarli dalla morte e conservarli in vita in tempo di fame. 188.8.131.52. to deliver them from death and to keep them alive in times of hunger. 1.1. Ho fame. 1.1.1. I'm hungry (literally: I have hunger).
famē 1. ablative singular of famēs
1. fame in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis(augmented edition, 1883–1887) 2. fame in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia
1. fam, feme
From Latin femina.
1. IPA(key): /ˈfa.mə/
Fame definition is - public estimation : reputation. How to use fame in a sentence.
Fame is a 1980 American teen musical drama film directed by Alan Parker. Set in New York City, it chronicles the lives and hardships of students attending the High School of Performing Arts (known today as Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School), from their auditions to their freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years.
Fame definition, widespread reputation, especially of a favorable character; renown; public eminence: to seek fame as an opera singer. See more.
Define fame. fame synonyms, fame pronunciation, fame translation, English dictionary definition of fame. widespread reputation, esp. of a favorable character; renown; public eminence: His fame as a writer grew with each novel he wrote.
Fame is an American television series originally produced between January 7, 1982, and May 18, 1987, by Eilenna Productions in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and sponsored by Yamaha musical instruments, which are prominently showcased in the episodes. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name.
Celebrity is a condition of fame and broad public recognition of an individual or group, or occasionally a character or animal, as a result of the attention given to them by mass media. A person may attain a celebrity status from having great wealth , their participation in sports or the entertainment industry, their position as a political ...