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 Dictionary entry overview: What does infamous mean? 

INFAMOUS (adjective)
  The adjective INFAMOUS has 1 sense:

1. having an exceedingly bad reputation

  Familiarity information: INFAMOUS used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

INFAMOUS (adjective)

Sense 1infamous [BACK TO TOP]


Having an exceedingly bad reputation


ill-famed; infamous; notorious

Context examples:

a notorious gangster / the tenderloin district was notorious for vice


disreputable (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)

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