An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (well known)
a. famoso
He became famous for his role in the TV series.Se hizo famoso gracias a su papel en la serie de televisión.
b. célebre
That restaurant is famous for its tacos and fajitas.Ese restaurante es célebre por sus tacos y fajitas.
2. (known as)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She's famous for being a good listener.Se la tiene por alguien que sabe escuchar.
They're famous for their lack of humor.Su falta de sentido del humor es conocida por todos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. famoso(a)
famous [ˈfeɪməs]
famoso; célebre;for por; dichoso
famous last words! ¡para qué habré dicho nada!; ¡me hubiera callado mejor!; (LAm)
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