household name


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household name

or

household word

n
a person or thing that is very well known
Translations

household name

household word nnome m che tutti conoscono or conosciuto da tutti
References in classic literature ?
His is a household name in France and England-in fact, the latter nation has often uttered the reproach that Poe's own country has been slow to appreciate him.
For thirty years his had been something like a household name in the city.
Speaking about the win, Eyad Zarea, general manager of Carat KSA, said: "Rabea Tea is a celebrated household name in the region, and
He has since become a household name to many with his hilarious online comedy.
One of Ireland's biggest live music acts, Nathan is becoming a household name with tracks from album 'Stayin' Up All Night' becoming hits such as 'Wagon Wheel' and 'I Wanna Dance.' The Stirling concert is part of a 20-date 'Born For The Road' UK tour.
That year, he appeared on the Parkinson show, making him a household name.
Zubaida Apa was almost a household name because of her expertise in culinary arts and 'Totkas'.
Zubaida Apa had become a household name in her decades-long career.
She was a household name, thanks to her amazing expertise in cooking.
Fondly known as Zubaida Apa, she was popular for her culinary skills and housekeeping advice (totkas) and was a household name in Pakistan.
JUDY Finnigan said a "household name" sexually harassed her when she was 22 years old.

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