notorious

  • 1 Notorious — may refer to: In film and television: Notorious (1946 film), a thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock Notorious (2009 film), a biopic about The Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie Smalls) Notorious (TV series), an American documentary series Notorious (The… …

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  • 2 Notorious B.I.G. — Notorious B.I.G. The Notorious B.I.G. Основная информация Имя при рождении Кристофер Джордж Латор Уоллес Дата рождения …

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  • 3 notorious — no·to·ri·ous /nō tōr ē əs/ adj: generally known and talked of adverse possession created by open, continuous, notorious, and adverse use Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. notorious …

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  • 4 Notorious — No*to ri*ous, a. [L. notorius pointing out, making known, fr. noscere, notum, to known: cf. F. notoire. See {Know}.] Generally known and talked of by the public; universally believed to be true; manifest to the world; evident; usually in an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 notorious — notorious, infamous Both words refer to fame achieved by means that are disapproved of, but notorious stresses the fame achieved whereas infamous is more concerned with the nature of the act: • A notorious property developer…was spooning sago… …

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  • 6 Notorious — (eng. für berüchtigt) ist der Originaltitel des Films Berüchtigt (1946) der Künstlername eines US amerikanischen Rappers, Notorious B.I.G. der Originaltitel des Films Notorious B.I.G. (Film) (2009) der Titel eines Albums und einer Single aus dem… …

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  • 7 notorious — (adj.) 1540s, publicly known, from M.L. notorius well known, commonly known, from L. notus known, pp. of noscere come to know (see KNOW (Cf. know)). Negative connotation arose 17c. from frequent association with derogatory nouns. Related:… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 notorious — [adj] known for a trait, often an unadmirable one belled, blatant,dishonorable, disreputable, flagrant, glaring, ill famed, infamous, leading, noted, obvious, opprobrious, overt, patent, popular, prominent, questionable, scandalous, shady,… …

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  • 9 notorious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ famous for some bad quality or deed. DERIVATIVES notoriety noun notoriously adverb. ORIGIN Latin notorius, from notus known …

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  • 10 notorious — [nō tôr′ē əs] adj. [ML notorius < LL notoria, news, information < notus: see NOTE] 1. well known; publicly discussed 2. widely but unfavorably known or talked about SYN. FAMOUS notoriously adv. notoriousness n …

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  • 11 Notorious B.I.G — The Notorious B.I.G. The Notorious B.I.G Alias The Notorious B.I.G. Biggie Biggie Smalls Big Poppa Frank White Nom Christopher George Latore Wallace Naissance 21 mai 1972 …

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  • 12 Notorious B.I.G. — The Notorious B.I.G. The Notorious B.I.G Alias The Notorious B.I.G. Biggie Biggie Smalls Big Poppa Frank White Nom Christopher George Latore Wallace Naissance 21 mai 1972 …

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  • 13 notorious — 01. Pol Pot was one of the most [notorious] tyrants of modern history, responsible for the massacre of millions of the people of his country. 02. Washington has long been [notorious] for its high rates of violent crime. 03. The administration is… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 Notorious — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Personnalité The Notorious B.I.G., rappeur américain. Cinéma Notorious, titre original du film Les Enchaînés (1946) d Alfred Hitchcock. Notorious, titre… …

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  • 15 notorious — adj. 1) notorious as (he was notorious as an outlaw) 2) notorious for (our town is notorious for its gambling casinos) * * * [nə(ʊ) tɔːrɪəs] notorious as (he was notorious as an outlaw) notorious for (our town is notorious for its gambling… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Notorious B.I.G. — The Notorious B.I.G. (* 21. Mai 1972 in Brooklyn, New York; † 9. März 1997 in Los Angeles, Kalifornien; eigentlich Christopher Wallace), auch als Biggie, Biggie Smalls und Frank White bekannt, war ein US amerikanischer Rapper der 1990er Jahre.… …

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  • 17 notorious — no|to|ri|ous [nəuˈto:riəs, nə US nou , nə ] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: notorius, from Latin notus; NOTICE2] famous or well known for something bad = ↑infamous ▪ a notorious computer hacker ▪ notorious cases of human rights… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 notorious — no|to|ri|ous [ nə tɔriəs ] adjective * famous for something bad: a notorious criminal notorious for: The city is notorious for its bumper to bumper traffic. ╾ no|to|ri|ous|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 notorious — [16] Notorious originally meant simply ‘well known’. It was borrowed from medieval Latin nōtōrius, which was a derivative of nōtus ‘known’, the past participle of Latin nōscere ‘know’ (source also of English notice, notion, etc). The English word …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 notorious — [[t]noʊtɔ͟ːriəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ for n/ ing To be notorious means to be well known for something bad. West Berlin has long been notorious for its street violence... She told us the story of one of Britain s most notorious country house… …

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