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Definition of ill-famed in English:


Famous for a bad quality or action: they got to be somewhat ill-famed for drunkenness
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  • After the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685 the Bloody Assizes were held in Dorchester with the ill famed Judge Jeffery's presiding.
  • What on earth was he doing, walking unaccompanied to the most ill-famed area of the town?
  • Oregon has the ill-famed distinction of ranking among the states with the highest jobless levels in the country.

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