A Word A Day : Notorious





Word of 15th June 2007: A Word A Day-Notorious


Notorious



( Adjective )


Notorious (noh TOHR ee us): famous for something bad

A well-known actor is famous. A well-known criminal is
notorious.

No one wanted to play poker with Jeremy, because he was a
notorious cheater.

Luther's practical jokes were
notorious. People always kept their distance when he came into the room.

To be
notorious is to have notoriety.

Jesse's
notoriety as a bank robber made it difficult for him to find a job in banking.


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