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legendary

adjective
     
le‧gen‧da‧ry
1 very famous and admired:
Lonnie Johnson, the legendary blues guitarist
Her singing was legendary.
2 [only before noun] talked about in a legend [↪ mythical]:
The cave is the home of a legendary giant.
WORD FOCUS: famous WORD FOCUS: famous
similar words: well-known, celebrated, renowned, eminent, noted, legendary

famous for doing something bad: notorious, infamous

not famous: little-known, unknown, obscure

a famous person: celebrity, celeb informal, star


See also
famous

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