famously


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fa·mous·ly

 (fā′məs-lē)
adv.
1. In a way or to an extent that is well known: an executive who is famously late for meetings.
2. With the result of becoming famous: "Frost had famously declared that poetry is what gets lost in translation" (David Lehman).
3. Excellently; splendidly: We got along famously.

famously

(ˈfeɪməslɪ)
adv
1. well-known: her famously relaxed manner.
2. very well: the two got on famously.

fa•mous•ly

(ˈfeɪ məs li)
adv.
very well; excellently; in a splendid manner: He's doing famously. They get on famously together.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.famously - in a manner or to an extent that is well known; "in his famously anecdotal style"
2.famously - extremely well; "he did splendidly in the exam"; "we got along famously"
Translations
بِشُهْرَةٍ
skvěle
glimrende
prÿîilega
çok iyimükemmelen

famously

[ˈfeɪməslɪ] ADV
1. as Wilde famously remarkedcomo bien señalara Wilde
there have been hurricanes in England, most famously in 1987ha habido huracanes en Inglaterra, el más famoso ocurrido en 1987
2. (o.f.) (= very well) to get on famouslyllevarse a las mil maravillas

famously

[ˈfeɪməsli] adv
as Wilde famously said, ... → pour citer la formule célèbre de Wilde, ...
he once famously said that ... → il a un jour prononcé la célèbre phrase ...
he is famously quoted as saying ... → tout le monde connaît ses célèbres mots ...
a famously reclusive actor → un acteur réputé pour être reclus
they are famously ignorant about ... → il est bien connu qu'ils ignorent tout de ...
(= very well) to get on famously → s'entendre à merveille, s'entendre comme larrons en foire

famously

adv
(= notoriously)bekanntermaßen; as X famously declaredin den berühmten Worten von X; the man who famously said “no”der Mann mit dem berühmten „nein“; she was married eight times, most famously to Paul Hassettsie war achtmal verheiratet, wobei Paul Hassett der bekannteste ihrer Ehemänner war
(dated inf: = excellently) → glänzend; to get on or along famously (with somebody)sich (mit jdm) glänzend verstehen; they get on famouslysie kommen glänzend miteinander aus; to do famouslysehr erfolgreich sein; to go famouslybestens laufen

famously

[ˈfeɪməslɪ] adv (get on) → a meraviglia

fame

(feim) noun
the quality of being well-known. Her novels brought her fame.
ˈfamous adjective
well-known (for good or worthy reasons). She is famous for her strength.
ˈfamously adverb
very well.
References in classic literature ?
Ah, yes, I see," said the Attorney, thoughtfully, "we are making progress - we are getting on famously.
I say, Sir Harry, the little girl's going famously to-night, isn't she?
I remain faithful to the memory of the mighty King with a double-edged sword in one hand, and in the other holding out rewards of great daily runs and famously quick passages to those of his courtiers who knew how to wait watchfully for every sign of his secret mood.
Meanwhile they were progressing famously, and John Bunsby was in high hope.
my dear friend, you are going to spoil everything -- everything is going on famously.
For a pair of critics we agree famously," I laughed.
When they groaned in their misery and toil, they were persuaded to keep on in their misery and toil by pretty tales of a land beyond the skies where they would live famously and fat while the clever ones roasted in everlasting fire.
The banners were very well painted, and flaunted down the street famously.
The correspondence flourished famously, and letters flew to and fro with unfailing regularity all through the early spring.
It was a pleasant addition to his naturally pleasant ways, and we got on famously.
And here have I been telling all my acquaintance that I was going to dance with the prettiest girl in the room; and when they see you standing up with somebody else, they will quiz me famously.
His father objected that he was not rich enough to send the child to a good public school; his mother that Briggs was a capital mistress for him, and had brought him on (as indeed was the fact) famously in English, the Latin rudiments, and in general learning: but all these objections disappeared before the generous perseverance of the Marquis of Steyne.