Definition of ill fame in English:

ill fame


mass noundated
  • The state of being held in low esteem by the public; disrepute.

    • ‘Not yet discouraged, the crew proceeded to better haunts of ill fame.’
    • ‘John Walker was bound ‘for being in a Notorious house with a woman of known ill fame and Reputation.’
    disgrace, shame, discredit, humiliation, degradation, ignominy, scandal, infamy, disrepute, ill repute, loss of face, disfavour, ill favour, unpopularity, notoriety, debasement, abasement, odium, opprobrium, obloquy
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