notorious notorious  /noʊ ˈtɔ ri əs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) known widely and usually unfavorably

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The President has promised to close down the notorious detention camp by the next twelve months.

News

  1. A Tour Of The Brain Of An Anti-Crop Biotech Activist

    The Genetic Literacy Project takes you into the mind of the world's most notorious anti-biotech scientist...and it's not a pretty picture.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. 'Notorious Belle of Baltimore' life on display

    The public is invited to take a step back into history as the life of a prominent historic figure, known as the "Notorious Belle of Baltimore," is put on display.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WBAL-TV Baltimore

  3. Notorious serial killer 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dead at 53

    Richard Ramirez, the notorious serial killer known as the Night Stalker, died early Friday in a hospital, a state official said. Ramirez, 53, "passed away this morning," San Quentin State Prison spokesman Lt. Sam Robinson told The Associated Press. No other details were released.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Eyewitness News Bakersfield

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