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- (General American) enPR: nə-tôrʹē-əs, nō-tôrʹē-əs IPA(key): /nəˈtɔɹiəs/, /noʊˈtɔɹiəs/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /nəʊˈtɔːɹɪəs/
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- Rhymes: -ɔːɹiəs
- Hyphenation: no‧to‧ri‧ous
- Widely known, especially for something negative; infamous.
- 1920 May 27, F[rancis] Scott Fitzgerald, “The Offshore Pirate”, in Flappers and Philosophers, New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner’s Sons, published September 1920, OCLC 623621399, part I, page 6:
- This is the last straw. In your infatuation for this man—a man who is notorious for his excesses, a man your father would not have allowed to so much as mention your name—you have reflected the demi-monde rather than the circles in which you have presumably grown up.
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 156:
- Simon Forman was notorious in his day, and was a many of many reverses.
known widely and infamously