Definition of famously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfeɪməsli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfeɪməsli//
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  • in a way that is famous Some newspapers, most famously the New York Times, refused to print the word Ms. the words he famously uttered on his deathbed
  • Idioms (informal, becoming old-fashioned) to have a very good relationship My mother and my mother-in-law are getting on famously.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: famously