ill-famed ill-famed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) known widely and usually unfavorably

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As a New Deal brain-truster, he was one of the authors of the ill-famed Morgenthau Plan, which would have reduced Germany to an agrarian country.
  2. Navy's rich, ill-famed Elk Hills oil reserves has raised the hair of Congress for the past fortnight.
  3. All of them had made several escapes from Missouri's ill-famed Training School for Boys at Boonville and been recaptured.

News

  • Kimberly Court shut down

    A court-appointed receiver is shutting down the ill-famed Kimberly Court apartment building in the Old West End, calling it unsafe to live in.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: The Star Press

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