Infamous

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Definition

infamous: famous for having a bad reputation
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: Philip is infamous for his bad treatment of women.
US: Note that 'infamous' and 'famous' do not have the same meaning.
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Examples

  • "Steve : Ah, the infamous Miss Bliss."
  • "It will take place on Alcatraz Island, at the infamous prison."
  • "An infamous raider, Mazerati started out as a minor shareholder in D&C and spent years slowly accumulating the majority of the company's stock, discreetly buying up shares from the struggling members of the Dulce and Carpaccio families without the knowledge or approval of other stockholders."

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