Definition of ill fame in English:

Share this entry

ill fame


[mass noun] dated
The state of being held in low esteem by the public; disrepute.
Example sentences
  • John Walker was bound ‘for being in a Notorious house with a woman of known ill fame and Reputation.
  • Not yet discouraged, the crew proceeded to better haunts of ill fame.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ill fame

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words