Definition of notoriety noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

notoriety

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌnəʊtəˈraɪəti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnoʊtəˈraɪəti//
 
[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. This make of car has a certain notoriety for rust problems. notoriety (as something) He gained a certain notoriety as a gambler.
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