Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To defame; to make infamous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To defame; to make infamous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Infamous.
  • To reproach; censure; defame.

Etymologies

Latin infamare, from īnfāmis ("infamous"): compare French infamer, Italian infamare. See infamous. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But to be sure, I looked the word up and found it to be "infame" ... instead ... and the root of the word, to be "La fama".

    Making opposites in Spanish

  • "Let us go back and 'ecraser l'infame' by paying him a year's rent in advance and taking immediate possession.

    A Hazard of New Fortunes — Volume 1

  • Question is, with his career now over, will he do a Glitter/Jonathan King when he's released next February and use his infame to promote his perversion as 'normal'?

    Langham In Danger

  • My vote: Constantine Maroulis of American Idol infame for that very distinguished and clearly rebellious role.

    'True Blood' gets record ratings

  • The first comer is a wretch, Femme — woman — rhymes with infame, — infamous.

    Les Miserables

  • Eleanor also resented the stigma associated with admission, in that it would make her ever incapable of anie complaint but ever held or taken to be person non compos mentis to the perpetuall blott and infame of her familie and posteritie.60

    Bedlam

  • TSF | Trichet destaca criação de empregos O presidente do BCE, infame pelas suas ganas de aumentos de taxas de juro, prefere que olhemos para lá da nossa carteira cada vez mais vazia.

    Leituras

  • Sky News | Al qaeda leader's nuclear ambitions Aterrorizante: os líderes da infame Al Qaeda estão a anunciar que a organização é perfeita para jihadistas com espírito científico.

    Leituras

  • Yes, he belongs on the toll hall of infame, Zooey.

    Think Progress » McCain Calls For Escalation In Iraq, Suggests Putting More Troops On The Ground

  • Guardian | Italian police find "slave camp" Não acontece só aos portugueses escravizados em Espanha; em Itália foi recentemente desmantelada uma rede de esclavagismo de imigrantes ilegais polacos, que chegava ao pormenor de os encerrar em condições muito similares às de campos de concentração, onde os mafiosos que montavam guarda aos trabalhadores ilegais se apelidavam de Kapos - o infame nome dos guardas de campos de concentração nazi.

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