infamous

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: ĭnʹfə-məs, IPA: /ˈɪnfəməs/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
infamous

Comparative
more infamous

Superlative
most infamous

  1. When someone is infamous, he/she has a bad reputation, of bad report; being vile; detestable; widely known for something bad.
    He was an infamous traitor.
    He was an infamous perjurer.
  2. When someone is infamous, he/she causes infamy and is disgraceful.
    This infamous deed tarnishes all involved.