storied

Something storied is well-known, sometimes even legendary. Your grandmother might love to tell long tales all about her storied past as a Hollywood starlet.

You're most likely to encounter the adjective storied in a literary context, describing someone or something with a celebrated history. Baseball is an old and familiar sport with a storied past, for example. An earlier meaning was "decorated with scenes from history," like an illustrated book about the Revolutionary War or the paintings on the wall of a history museum.

Primary Meanings of storied

1.
adj
having an illustrious past
2.
adj
having stories as indicated
Full Definitions of storied
1

adj having an illustrious past

Synonyms:
celebrated, historied
glorious
having or deserving or conferring glory
2

adj having stories as indicated

“a six- storied building”
Synonyms:
storeyed
high-rise
used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators; tall

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