Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - most familiar or renowned; "Stevenson's best-known work is probably `Treasure Island'"
known - apprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
References in classic literature ?
To which the other replied, "Then you've got the best boss in Chicago--he's a state organizer of our party, and one of our best-known speakers
Indeed, one of his best-known poems, "The Return to the Mountains", makes mention of the projection of the astral body through space during sleep.
Compiegne, that royal residence and fortified town, is well furnished with authorities, gendarmes, and commissaries of police; they therefore began operations as soon as the telegraphic despatch arrived, and the Bell and Bottle being the best-known hotel in the town, they had naturally directed their first inquiries there.
Poe's initial salary with the "Southern Literary Messenger," to which he contributed the first drafts of a number of his best-known tales, was $10 a week
Bazdeev had been one of the best-known Freemasons and Martinists, even in Novikov's time.
The "Hymn to Hermes" differs from others in its burlesque, quasi- comic character, and it is also the best-known of the Hymns to English readers in consequence of Shelley's translation.
1066 TO ABOUT 1350 [Footnote: Scott's 'Ivanhoe,' the best-known work of fiction dealing with any part of this period, is interesting, but as a picture of life at the end of the twelfth century is very misleading.
LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Voss, America's best-known hostage negotiator, who served for four (4) years as the F.
Although best-known for playing the dopey road sweeper in Only Fools And Horses, Lloyd-Pack appeared in dozens of films and TV shows including a regular role as farmer Owen Newitt in The Vicar Of Dibley.
I got this idea of interviewing some of the best-known people in the town and asking them what they did, how they lived their lives and what they did in the town.
There are numerous coffee table books about the beauties and genuine splendor of our best-known National Park, but not very many on how that singular land looked to the first whites to traverse it with packhorse and tent.
A NICE, if flawed bit of whimsy from a director best-known for putting us through the ringer with heroin junkies and flesh-eating zombies, Danny Boyle's ``Millions'' is getting a lot of press for being something of a bold departure for its creator.