infamous = 'talked-about; popular'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 29 20:05:50 UTC 2010

A sense weaker than even 'famous' or 'celebrated' - at least as those words
are traditionally used:

"The good doctor is certainly no stranger to television. In addition to the
new show on HLN, his latest edition of  'Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew' will
premiere on December 1 on VH1. This infamous reality show brings together
cast of celebrities seeking treatment for a variety of addictions. The new
season will feature Rachel Uchitel, well known for her connection with the
Tiger Woods scandal, as well as reality TV judge and original supermodel
Janice Dickinson".


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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