Famous vs Waxwork - What's the difference?

famous | waxwork |


As a adjective famous

is well known.

As a noun waxwork is

a figure made of wax, especially an effigy of a famous person.

famous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Well known.
  • In the public eye.
  • Some people are only famous within their city.

    Synonyms

    * famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned * See

    Derived terms

    * famously * famous last words

    waxwork

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A figure made of wax, especially an effigy of a famous person.
  • *
  • Derived terms

    * Roxbury waxwork * waxworker * waxwork-man * waxworks

    See also

    * ("waxwork" on Wikipedia) * (Wax museum) *