Associations to the word «Fame»

Wiktionary

FAME, noun. (now rare) What is said or reported; gossip, rumour.
FAME, noun. One's reputation.
FAME, noun. The state of being famous or well-known and spoken of.
FAME, verb. (transitive) To make (someone or something) famous.
FAME WHORE, noun. (informal) (vulgar) (derogatory) A person who is excessively driven to achieve fame or notoriety.
FAME WHORES, noun. Plural of fame whore

Dictionary definition

FAME, noun. The state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed.
FAME, noun. Favorable public reputation.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats