Definition of FAMILIAR

noun : FAMILIAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support ;

Adjective : FAMILIAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests" ;

  • 2. (

    ) within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly; "conversant with business trends"; "familiar with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those roads" ;

  • 4. (

    ) having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders" ;


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