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 may also refer to: Contents. 1 Places in the United States. 2 Books. 3 Film, television and stage. 4 Music.
Fame is a 1980 American teen musical 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.
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From Middle English fame, 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. Displaced native Old English hlīsa.
1. IPA(key): /feɪm/ 2. Rhymes: -eɪm
fame (usually uncountable, plural fames) 1. (now rare) What is said or reported; gossip, rumour. 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 suspicion was...
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 Galician and 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): [ˈfamɪ]
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): /ˈfa.me/ 2. Rhymes: -ame 3. Hyphenation: fà‧me
fame f (plural fami) 1. hunger 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. 184.108.40.206. 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 with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887) 2. fame in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia
From French femme (“woman”).
fame 1. woman
1. Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales
1. fam, feme
From Latin femina.
1. IPA(key): /ˈfamə/
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): /ˈfame/, [ˈfa.me]
fame f (plural fames) 1. hunger 1.1. Synonym: hambre 2. famine
Fame is the quality of being well-known and in the public eye. Celebrities are famous by definition. Fame may also refer to: Contents 1 Places in the United States 2 Books 3 Film, television and stage 4 Music 4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs 5 Acronyms 6 Other uses 7 See also Places in the United States Fame, Mississippi Fame, West Virginia Books
Celebrity is a condition of fame and broad public recognition of an individual or group 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 figure, or even from their connection to another celebrity.
fame: [noun] public estimation : reputation. popular acclaim : renown.
YouTube was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim. The trio were all early employees of PayPal, which left them enriched after the company was bought by eBay. Hurley had studied design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.