Notophthalmus Notorious

Notoriety

Meanings and phrases

notoriety

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality; ill fame

gained notoriety

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "SOUND" and the "Dschungel" gained notoriety.
  • Business was doing well and he gained notoriety.
  • Their performances gained notoriety for their energy and antics.

notoriety when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1929, Lock gave evidence at the Inquiry and achieved national notoriety when H.A.
  • The Post Office obtained some notoriety when the Post mistress, Sadie S. Smock died in February 1928.
  • He gained notoriety when he took on the Boss Abe Ruef machine in San Francisco, during the mayoralty of Eugene Schmitz.

achieved notoriety

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some of the bogs on Dartmoor have achieved notoriety.
  • Calibre 50 first achieved notoriety for their controversial songs, among them corridos.
  • He achieved notoriety in 1995 when he asserted that rape victims could not get pregnant.
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