Origin of disreputable
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Acting was still a disreputable profession, but respectable Nelly is reluctant to become his kept woman.
The program was called “disreputable if not outright illegal” by some NSA officials and was ultimately shut down in 1973.Why the NSA’s Vietnam-Era Watch List Is Still Relevant|Caitlin Dickson|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So far, so disreputable, especially if you bought into Assange's rock-star status.
In 1972, as a young director, he saw his first film released to a handful of disreputable theaters.
Or must they have been pushed, perhaps by her disreputable boyfriend or even a deranged stranger?
He left his disreputable companions and entered the army honorably.
He choked, recovered himself, and continued: "Disreputable quarters of Algiers—hem———"The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne|Robert Hichens
His reputation is that of a lazy, good-for-nothing, disreputable dead beat and loafer.Analyzing Character|Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
Such a circumstance would be disreputable to the judges themselves as well as to our judicial system.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
He might be satisfied with painting the portraits of those people, disreputable society men and women.Woman Triumphant|Vicente Blasco Ibaez