Famous for a bad quality or action: they got to be somewhat ill-famed for drunkenness
More example sentences
- 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.