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- n. A brand name that is well known to the great majority of households.
- n. A genericized trademark.
- n. A very well-known public figure.
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Luke Gierman was a household name in New Orleans, his radio program soon to be syndicated, if the rumors she’d heard were true.
On March 31, 2004, Fallujah became a household name in the States when SUVs carrying four American security contractors from Blackwater USA ran into an ambush.
The master of ceremonies was Dr. Mehmet Oz, who had become a household name because of his appearances on a popular TV show and a series of best-selling books.