Definition of 'infamous'
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There is a big difference between being famous and being infamous. The Sun (2012)But we lost and it has become infamous. The Sun (2008)This comedy with its now infamous apple pie scene has spawned a number of sequels. The Sun (2013)The infamous shower scene has lost none of its power. The Sun (2010)And the infamous scene in the gym could not have happened at our school. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Let us now praise infamous men. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The infamous egg throwing incident took place there - which has led to the singer facing criminal charges. The Sun (2014)This period has become infamous for its dreadful architecture, its love of the car and its brutal town planning. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Known for its paella and fish dishes, it has been a draw for the famous and infamous for decades. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have been famous and infamous. The Sun (2012)I've kind of become a little infamous for working on music in my garden shed too. The Sun (2010)That freakish and infamous incident has become known as the Bite Fight. The Sun (2013)This has become one of my most famous - or infamous - dishes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He says: 'Being infamous and famous is a difficult thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HIS gnashers are now more infamous than Dracula's. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'infamous'
British English: infamous ADJECTIVE
Infamous people or things are well-known because of something bad.
He was infamous for his anti-feminist attitudes.
Definition of infamous from the Collins English Dictionary
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