ill repute
ill repute ill repute n. Bad reputation; notoriety. [PJC]

{house of ill repute} A brothel; bordello. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ill-repute — I noun bad name, bad repute, baseness, contemptibility, contemptibleness, degradation, disapproval, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, dislike, disreputability, disreputation, disrespectability, improperness, impropriety, infamy, notoriety …   Law dictionary

  • ill repute — noun Bad reputation; notoriety. He was held in ill repute, no one would trust him enough to do business with him. See Also: house of ill repute …   Wiktionary

  • ill-repute — Synonyms and related words: bad character, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, disapprobation, discredit, disesteem, disfavor, dishonor, evil repute, ill fame, ill favor, poor reputation, public dishonor, shady reputation …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ill-repute — noun A poor or damaged reputation …   Wiktionary

  • ill repute — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disrepute. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Loss of or damage to one s reputation: bad name, bad odor, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, shame …   English dictionary for students

  • house of ill repute — ill repute ill repute n. Bad reputation; notoriety. [PJC] {house of ill repute} A brothel; bordello. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • house\ of\ ill\ repute — • house of ill fame • house of ill repute n. phr. A bordello; a brothel. At the edge of town there is a house of ill repute run by a Madame who used to be a singer in a bar …   Словарь американских идиом

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