- deprived of certain rights as a citizen, as a consequence of conviction of certain offenses.
- of or relating to offenses involving such deprivation.
SYNONYMS FOR infamous
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Origin of infamous
OTHER WORDS FROM infamousin·fa·mous·ly, adverbin·fa·mous·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for infamous
Last week marked the 50th anniversary of the infamous Florence whale explosion.Remembering one of history’s greatest whale explosions|Sara Kiley Watson|November 16, 2020|Popular Science
Only a few years ago, van Rossum joining Microsoft would’ve been unthinkable, given the company’s infamous approach to open source.
Dilmanov said the international attention “Borat” brought Kazakhstan was a good thing, even if it was a little infamous.We asked Kazakh celebrities what they think of ‘Borat.’ The verdict was less than ‘very nice.’|Almaz Kumenov, Isabelle Khurshudyan|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The infamous ransomware gang behind these new attacks is known primarily as UNC1878 or Wizard Spider.A wave of ransomware hits US hospitals as coronavirus spikes|Patrick Howell ONeill|October 29, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Last year, she was panned on “Saturday Night Live” for a now-infamous interaction in which she dismissed a group of schoolchildren asking her to advocate for the Green New Deal.
I remind Deen that his namesake died in an infamously horrible car crash, so he may want to cool it on texting and driving.My Bizarre Night With James Deen, Libertarian Porn Star|Emily Shire|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They sang songs—including, infamously, Wild Thing—and catcalled at a female detective.
Weddings, birthdays and other celebrations are infamously difficult for those watching what they eat.When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days|DailyBurn|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She infamously replaced the word “divorce” with her self-proclaimed term “conscious uncoupling.”Why Do We Love Gisele Bundchen but Hate Gwyneth Paltrow?|Erin Cunningham|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact he was there at that party that night in 1960 when Mailer infamously stabbed his then-wife, Adele.
That was what you were infamously plotting, when I so trustingly gave you my hand in the Chapel of the Assumption.
This infamously unjust proceeding took place in a time of disorder and under the seditious government of the thirty tyrants.
Nelson examined the books and papers which they produced, and was convinced that government had been most infamously plundered.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson|Robert Southey
He stared coldly at this poor girl whom he had wronged so infamously and there was an aristocratic sneer on his well-cut lip.Jack Harkaway in New York|Bracebridge Hemyng
Death before dishonor is a phrase which at times has been abused infamously, but it none the less contains a vital truth.
British Dictionary definitions for infamous
- (of a person) deprived of certain rights of citizenship on conviction of certain offences
- (of a crime or punishment) entailing such deprivation