from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Free and Accepted Masons

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of familiar;
  • n. of family.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • - Given the timing, Yahoo will no doubt be Topic No. 1 on Thursday as Wall Street analysts descend on Microsoft's Redmond campus for the company's annual Financial Analyst Meeting, better known as "FAM" -- an all-day marathon of presentations from Steve Ballmer and other top executives.

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  • I certainly don’t embrace their type of feminism, but am happy to see that NFP/FAM is making it into non-religious circles.

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  • We all had bikes, cursed the buses, and haunted the Blue store on the corner, Joe's Cut price and Scrubby Creek with it's collection of shopping trollies., otherwise known as FAM - I lived it for many years and I still keep in touch with members of BFAM.


  • This icon comes from a package called FAM FAM SILK ICONS:

  • It is a well known fact that you have a pretty decent chance of flying with a "FAM" on your plane.


  • The request however, does go through the WIF Module (the "FAM" in the diagram above).

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  • OneSource Worldwide comments, "The experience for me was one that could not have been accomplished by any trade show or 'FAM'.

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  • (NEW YORK – C-FAM) A new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows that countries with restrictive abortion laws are often the leaders in reducing maternal mortality, and those with permissive laws often lag.

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  • The flight crew's typically informed who the FAM is, but passengers can easily spot them since they're usually sitting on the plane already when everyone else boards.

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  • "People have gone from this successful auction to worrying about the next one," said John Fox , co-manager of the FAM Value Fund, which manages $1.6 billion.

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