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Definition of "notoriety" []

  • The quality or condition of being notorious; ill fame. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "notoriety" in a sentence
  • "They need to enact what we call a notoriety-for-profit law."
  • "Kansas is going to have to realize that they ` re going to need what we call a notoriety for profit law, which means that any items produced by BTK -- for example, letters, autographs, artwork, for sale -- their authorities would be able to seize money."
  • "Is the real story here that Fox created these bogus interviews because Fox has figured out that no one of any notoriety is going to let Sarah Palin interview them?"