- Widely known, especially for something negative; infamous.
- Synonyms: ill-famed, infamous
- Antonyms: famous
- 1920 May 27, F[rancis] Scott Fitzgerald, “The Offshore Pirate”, in Flappers and Philosophers, New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner’s Sons, published September 1920, OCLC 623621399 ↗, part I, page 6 ↗:
- This is the last straw. In your infatuation for this man—a man who is notorious for his excesses, a man your father would not have allowed to so much as mention your name—you have reflected the demi-monde rather than the circles in which you have presumably grown up.
- French: notoire
- German: berüchtigt, notorisch
- Italian: famigerato
- Portuguese: notório, famigerado
- Russian: преслову́тый
- Spanish: de mala fama, notorio