He was well-known for his extreme political views.
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, celebinformal, star ➔ See alsofamous
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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