Famous vs Recognizable - What's the difference?

famous | recognizable |


As adjectives the difference between famous and recognizable

is that famous is well known while recognizable is able to be recognized.

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

    recognizable

    English

    Alternative forms

    *recognizeable *recognisable (UK) *recogniseable

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be recognized.
  • Derived terms

    *recognizability *recognizably *recognizableness