- 1Known about by many people; renowned: he is famed for his eccentricitiesMore example sentences
- The Regent Chiang Mai Resort and Spa offers shelter in an area famed for its distinctive culture.
- Also known as the Jersey Royal, this is a waxy salad potato famed for its distinctive flavour.
- As a mathematician Carlyle is famed for his English translation of Legendre's éléments de géométrie.
Middle English: past participle of archaic fame (verb), from Old French famer, from Latin fama.