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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Being known for some unfavorable act or quality; Condition of being publicly or generally known.

Usage examples (38)
  • Fame, notoriety and the bright lights fade quickly
  • They need to enact what we call a notoriety-for-profit law.
  • But he might gain notoriety as an American Idol or European Appeaser!
  • He carefully crafts these inflammatory comments to gain notoriety, thus, more money. for more
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