Definition of notoriety noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

notoriety

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌnoʊt̮əˈraɪət̮i//
 
[uncountable, singular]
 
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fame for being bad in some way notoriety (for something) She achieved notoriety for her affair with the senator. notoriety (as something) He gained a certain notoriety as a gambler.
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