HyperDic: notorious

English > 1 sense of the word notorious:
ADJECTIVEallnotorious, ill-famed, infamousknown widely and usually unfavorably
notorious > pronunciation
Soundsnowtao'riyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > notorious: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningKnown widely and usually unfavorably.
Examples
  • "a notorious gangster"
  • "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"
Synonymsill-famed, infamous
Broaderdisreputablelacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
Spanishde mala fama, infame, notorio
Catalaninfame, notori

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