Definition of notorious
famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
The most notorious woman in Colchester's history is making a return to the town she razed to the ground.
Example of notorious
A notorious accident spot that has been the scene of horrific road crashes is the focus of a new safety plan.
A campaign to curb speeders on one of the area's most notorious roads has been given a boost.
And that is not taking into account the stigma and notoriety associated with divorcees.
Bethell has become notorious for his high-profile campaign to normalise nudity.
Bills of rights are notorious for being the last ground of the desperate in litigation.
But he also starred in countless films which are so bad they have become notorious .
But he pressed on and his next task was the crossing of the notorious Kaman River.
But it was a pastime which landed him a spell in one of Greece's most notorious prisons.
Channel Four is to film a version of Belle de Jour, one of the more notorious weblogs, now finished.
For Dylan is not only the most renowned protest singer of his era but also its most notorious renegade.