noun[mass noun] dated
The state of being held in low esteem by the public; disrepute: women of ill repute
More example sentences
- Rhee surrounded himself with advisors of ill repute.
- Down one alleyway, you can see the old crib district, where women of ill repute plied their trade.
- The murder of a young man of ill repute shocked the citizens out of their lethargic slumber.
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