toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

notorious
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

6 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
well known for something bad
  • Though the Japanese press covered the European theater accurately, it was notorious for distorting the news of the Pacific war, sometimes absurdly.
    p. 250.8
notorious = well known for something bad
  • In B-24s notorious for fuel leaks, airmen lit cigarettes and blew up their planes.
    p. 82.8
  • Askim was notorious for his kleptomania; the Zamperinis lived above a grocery, and the dog made regular shoplifting runs downstairs, snatching food and fleeing.
    p. 167.9
  • A notoriously cruel guard called the Weasel began coming to Louie for shaves, but every time, he left without paying.
    p. 221.7
  • Two things separated Watanabe from other notorious war criminals.
    p. 237.4
  • A notoriously sadistic camp official began speaking of his empathy for the POWs, and how a new camp was being prepared where there was ample food, medical care, and no more forced labor.
    p. 292.4

There are no more uses of "notorious" in Unbroken by Hillenbrand.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®