disreputability disreputability


  • (n) dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation



  • The two best characters, though, are Moneymaker and "Houston Sammy" Farha, a pro whose cultivated look of disreputability is an artistic achievement.


  • "Another element to him which perhaps should not go unmentioned is his raffishness, if you like, his air of disreputability," Fry told the BBC's Today programme. "He, during the 1950s and 1960s, was a real Soho figure -- he knew all the girls...
    on Apr 15, 2009 By: Stephen Fry Source: Reuters UK

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