Of very bad report; having a reputation of the worst kind; held in abhorrence; guilty of something that exposes to infamy; base; notoriously vile; detestable; as, an infamous traitor; an infamous perjurer.
- Having an exceedingly bad reputation; notorious.
- Causing or deserving infamy; heinous: an infamous deed.
- Law Punishable by severe measures, such as death, long imprisonment, or loss of civil rights.
- Law Convicted of a crime, such as treason or felony, that carries such a punishment.