Renowned - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈnaʊnd|  American pronunciation of the word renowned
Brit.  |rɪˈnaʊnd|  British pronunciation of the word renowned

adjective

- widely known and esteemed(syn: celebrated, famed, famous, far-famed, illustrious, notable, noted)

a renowned painter

Examples

a restaurant renowned for its wine list

...the renowned painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci...

He's renowned as a brilliant speaker.

an island renowned for its beauty

a world renowned expert in the field

She's a renowned scholar of African-American history.

...a writer renowned for her cracking tales of mystery and suspense...

...was disappointed in the renowned historian's latest book, which is only middling...

...his sire had been a renowned Wall Street lawyer...

Florence Nightingale was renowned for her good deeds.

She was renowned for her good deeds.

Vesuvius is the most renowned of all spitfires.

Almond oil is renowned for its soothing, emollient properties.

He's renowned for his Elvis impersonation.

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