What does the word renowned mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Famous.

Usage examples for renowned

  1. I am told that the renowned Akbar had it in mind to give you an exhibition of certain sports which he loved. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  2. But he could not fully open the door, for the learned Passai, renowned for his gravity, had fallen into such a fit of laughter that he leaned against the door of the private office. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  3. The Professor, " much renowned in Greek," confessed his ignorance, and said, " I don't know him." – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3) by Shearjashub Spooner