About The Word “Famous”

Everything you wanted to know about the word “famous”, including spelling, parts of speech, “famous” meaning and origins, anagrams, rhyming words, encodings, crossword clues and much more!

How to spell “famous”

Famous is spelled f-a-m-o-u-s and has 6 letters.


How to pronounce “famous”

IPA pronunciation: /ˈfeɪməs/

Phonetic pronunciation: fei-muhs


How many vowels and consonants in “famous”

The word “famous” has 3 consonants and 3 vowels.


How many syllables in “famous”?

There are 2 syllables in the word “famous”.


What type of word is “famous”?

The word "famous" can be a adjective and verb.

Meaning of the word “famous”

Famous refers to a person or thing that is widely known and recognized for a particular reason, such as achievements, skills, or talents. It can also denote something that has gained widespread attention and admiration, often resulting in a lasting impact on society or culture.

Origin of the word “famous”

The word 'famous' originates from the Latin term 'famosus', which means 'celebrated' or 'renowned'. It is derived from the root 'fama', meaning 'report' or 'reputation'.
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Synonyms for “famous”

Other words for “famous” include well-known, renowned, celebrated, eminent, prominent, distinguished, notable, illustrious, acclaimed, esteemed.

Word families for “famous”

Famously

Common misspellings of “famous”

Fahmous, fameus

Similar words to “famous”

Amos, famously, farmhouse, infamous, hamous, ramous, amus, amours

Scrambled words derived from “famous”

Ufaoms, aumsfo, umasof, faosmu, aomsfu, fumaso, aufmso, aufsmo, osfmau, oufasm, smaufo, uomafs, omusaf, mfsoua, moufas, aosmfu, usaofm, saofum, ousamf, uofmsa, amfosu, mfasou, auomfs, afsmuo, osmufa

Crossword clues for “famous”

Renowned for mixed up UFOs, ma! (6).

Fun facts about the word “famous”

The word “famous” has a Scrabble score of 11 and reads suomaf in reverse.


Phonetic spelling of “famous”

Foxtrot Alpha Mike Oscar Uniform Sierra

The phonetic alphabet, specifically the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), is a system of notation for the sounds of languages created by linguists. Unlike conventional written alphabets, which vary across languages and can have inconsistent mappings of symbols to sounds, the IPA is designed to provide a consistent and universally understood means of transcribing the sounds of any spoken language.

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“famous” spelled in Morse code

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Morse code is a method used in telecommunication to encode text characters as sequences of two different signal durations, called dots and dashes, or dits and dahs. It was developed in the 1830s and 1840s by Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail for their new invention, the telegraph, which required a simple way to transmit text messages across long distances.

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ASCII spelling of “famous”

Lowercase word: 102 97 109 111 117 115

Uppercase word: 70 65 77 79 85 83

ASCII, which stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard used by computers and electronic devices to understand and represent text.

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Binary spelling of “famous”

Lowercase word: 1100110 1100001 1101101 1101111 1110101 1110011

Uppercase word: 1000110 1000001 1001101 1001111 1010101 1010011

Binary encoding is a system that computers and digital devices use to represent and process information. It's based on binary numbers, which are composed only of zeros and ones, known as bits.

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Hexadecimal value of “famous”

Lowercase hexadecimal word: 0x66 0x61 0x6D 0x6F 0x75 0x73

Uppercase hexadecimal word: 0x46 0x41 0x4D 0x4F 0x55 0x53

Hexadecimal is a number system commonly used in computing as a human-friendly way of representing binary data. Unlike the decimal system, which is base 10 and uses digits from 0 to 9, the hexadecimal system is base 16, using digits from 0 to 9 and letters from A to F to represent the values 10 to 15.

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Decimal spelling of “famous”

Lowercase: 102 97 109 111 117 115

Upprcase: 70 65 77 79 85 83

The decimal system, also known as base-10, is the numerical system most commonly used by people in everyday life. It's called "base-10" because it uses ten digits: 0 through 9. Each position in a decimal number represents a power of 10.

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Octal value of “famous”

Lowercase: 146 141 155 157 165 163

Upprcase: 106 101 115 117 125 123

Octal is a base-8 number system used in digital computing. Unlike the decimal system which uses ten digits (0-9), and the binary system which uses two (0 and 1), the octal system uses eight digits: 0 through 7. Each position in an octal number represents a power of 8.

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