“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there,” L.P. Hartley famously wrote in The Go-Between.
Clinton famously triangulated his way to reelection, but Republicans remained in charge of both houses.
Lee is not a recluse, but she famously stopped granting interviews in 1964.
Daniel Radcliffe famously shed his clothes, and image as forever-Harry-Potter, in a stage adaptation of Equus.
He famously attacked the son-in-law of the CEO of Intercept for playing golf during business hours.
Oh, we shall get on famously, I am sure of that, observed Frank with keen satisfaction.
In a little while I had four assistants, and we got on famously.
It will be seen that the two young people were getting on famously.
To my surprise and joy, Martin and she have got on famously.
Louie and I got on famously together, and although we were but children it was not long before we had decided to become engaged.
late 14c., from Anglo-French famous, Old French fameus (Modern French fameux), from Latin famosus "much talked of, renowned," often "infamous, notorious, of ill repute," from fama (see fame (n.)). A native word for this was Old English namcuð, literally "name-known." Catch phrase famous last words "remark likely to be proved wrong" is first attested 1948.