Translation of "famous" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈfeɪ.məs/ us /ˈfeɪ.məs/

A1 known and recognized by many people

a famous actress/building 著名的女演员/建筑
Marie Curie is famous for her contribution to science. 玛丽‧居里以其对科学的贡献而享有盛名。
a city famous for its nightlife 以夜生活闻名的城市

More examples

  • Scotland is famous for its spectacular countryside.
  • I'm going to be a famous pop star when I'm older.
  • Who's the most famous person you've ever interviewed on TV?
  • The Beatles will always be the world's most famous pop group.
  • Billie Holiday was famous for singing the blues.

(Translation of “famous” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)