[ noun ] the state of being held in high esteem and honor
Used in print(The Providence Journal...)
Martin_Tahse has established quite a reputation for himself as a successful stager of touring productions .
[ noun ] notoriety for some particular characteristic
"his reputation for promiscuity"
Used in print(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
They were disturbed by his idiotic bravado - as , when his bodyguard , Yankee_Schwartz , complained that he had been snubbed by Dave_Miller , a prize-fight referee , chieftain of a Jewish gang and one of four brothers of tough reputation , who were Hirschey , a gambler politician in loose beer running league with Torrio and O_'_Banion , Frank , a policeman , and Max , the youngest .(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)
It is possible , although highly doubtful , that he killed none at_all but merely let his reputation work for him by privately claiming every unsolved murder in the state .
`` My reputation 's my stock in trade '' , Tom mentioned more_than once .