|Origin:||notorius, from Latin notus; NOTICE2|
a notorious computer hacker
notorious cases of human rights abuses
a judge notorious for his cruelty and corruption
—notoriously adverb:WORD FOCUS: famous
Statistics can be notoriously unreliable.
The program is notoriously difficult to learn.
similar words: well-known, celebrated, renowned, eminent, noted, legendary
famous for doing something bad: notorious, infamous
not famous: little-known, unknown, obscure
a famous person: celebrity, celeb informal, star
➔ See also famous