Adjective "Notorious" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Notorious


    Definition:

    1. widely and unfavorably known: a notorious gambler.Synonyms: infamous, egregious, outrageous, arrant, flagrant, disreputable.

    2. publicly or generally known, as for a particular trait: a newspaper that is notorious for its sensationalism.Synonyms: notable, renowned, celebrated, prominent, conspicuous, famous, widely known.

    Examples:

    "people can be notorious for things."

    "states can be notorious for shootings."

    "states can be notorious for muggingses."

    "states can be notorious for jackingses."

    "regions can be notorious for camps."

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