The state of being famous or well-known and spoken of. (noun)
to make (someone or something) famous (verb)
Examples of word fame
Whatever is enclosed within marks of parenthesis is also independent of the rest of the sentence; as, I stake my fame (_and I had fame_), my heart, my hope, my soul, upon this cast.
For rumour [the Greek pheme, via fama in Latin, gives us our word fame] is an evil thing; by nature she's a light weight to lift up, yes, but heavy to carry and hard to put down again.
Must be real career boost when your main claim to fame is to be able to mock someone.
His other claim to fame is to have steered the Orwellian Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill onto the Statute Book, a bill that would, in its unamended state, have allowed the Government to make laws without having to bother with the tedious business of Parliament approval.
I am going to make you famous, not that your fame is any less without my help.