Definition of ill fame in English:

ill fame

noun

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

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