AskDefine | Define infamous

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infamous adj : having an exceedingly bad reputation; "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice" [syn: ill-famed, notorious]

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  • , /ˈɪnfəməs/, /"Inf@m@s/


  1. having a bad reputation; of bad report; notoriously vile; detestable; as, an infamous traitor; an infamous perjurer.


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See also

infamous in French: Infamous

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