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notorious (German) [edit]


Word separation:

notorious, comparative: more notorious, superlative: most notorious


IPA: [bəˈʁʏçtɪçt]
Audio samples: notorious (Info)
Rhymes: -ʏçtɪçt


[1] of bad repute, known for bad qualities or deeds


Notorious is derived from early Low German notorious, which means: get someone into a bad name, into gossip or slander. This word comes from the Middle Low German verb notorious, which is synonymous with notorious and was also formed from Middle Low German, namely from the adjective notorious smellable with the sense, known. This adjective is also a formation from Middle Low German and comes from the noun smelled, that stands for reputation, shouting, good or bad reputation or reputation. Instead of this noun is used in Middle High German ruoft used, which can mean reputation, shouting, rumor or reputation.


[1] disreputable

Opposite words:

[1] respected, popular, reputable


[1] This eatery is notorious for his lousy service.
[1] This woman is notorious for their immoral way of life.
[1] “He settled accounts with his opponents by taking the notorious Issued proscriptions, with which unpopular opponents could be eliminated without further ado. "[1]

Characteristic word combinations:

[1] more notoriousHousebreaker ( Audio (Info)), more notoriousCrook ( Audio (Info)), more notoriousCriminal ( Audio (Info))

Word formations:


Translations [edit]

[1] Digital dictionary of the German language "notorious"
[1] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "notorious"


  1. Pedro Barceló: Little Roman story. Special edition, 2nd, bibliographically updated edition. Primus Verlag, Darmstadt 2012, ISBN 978-3534250967, page 49.

Similar words (German):

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