- bad reputation, especially in sexual matters.
Related Words for ill famedisgrace, stigma, scandal, scar, cloud, obloquy, blot, discredit, stain, infamy, slur, brand, spot, disesteem, disfavor, opprobrium, reproach, odium, blemish, ignominy
Examples from the Web for ill fame
Historical Examples of ill fame
When only fourteen he frequented houses of ill-fame, where he played the bully.Criminal Man
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?The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)
Guy de Maupassant
He breathed the atmosphere of low wine-shops, houses of ill-fame.The Death of the Gods