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ill fame

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noun
  1. bad reputation, especially in sexual matters.
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Related formsill-famed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for ill fame

Historical Examples

  • When only fourteen he frequented houses of ill-fame, where he played the bully.

    Criminal Man

    Gina Lombroso-Ferrero

  • For his master had given the direction of a house of ill-fame.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

  • He was fully convinced that Estelle was in a house of ill-fame in that city.

  • So, Monsieur Kervelen, you think my house is a house of ill-fame?

  • He breathed the atmosphere of low wine-shops, houses of ill-fame.

    The Death of the Gods

    Dmitri Mrejkowski