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περιφαν-ής, ές, seen all round, of a city, Th.4.102; π. ζῷα figures standing free and unattached, opp. those in relief, Callix.2, cf.1.

2. conspicuous, notorious, S.Aj.66, etc.; π. τὰ πράγματα Ar.Lys.756; π. ἀδίκημα Lys.9.22; τὰ δημόσιά που καὶ π. Pl.Phlb.31e; μεγάλη καὶ π. ἀναισχυντία D.27.38; τεκμήριον Lys.22.11 (Sup.); πενία Antiph.167; περιφανές [ἐστι], ὡς ..X.HG7.2.17: Comp. -φανέστερος, Sup. -έστατος, ib.7.3.8, Ar.Eq.206, etc. Adv. -νῶς conspicuously, notably, evidently, S.Aj.81, Ar.Eq.1186, Pl.948, Th.6.60, Lys.16.8, Pl.Men. 91d, Ep.346a: Comp. -έστερον D.27.7: Sup. -έστατα Is.8.17 codd. περιφαν-τάζομαι, frame an imaginative notion of a thing, Simp.in Epict.p.112 D., in Cael.313.8.