1
[ noun ] the state of being held in high esteem and honor

Synonyms

repute

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

Martin_Tahse has established quite a reputation for himself as a successful stager of touring productions .

2
[ noun ] notoriety for some particular characteristic

Examples

"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 .

Related terms

notoriety impute

3
[ noun ] the general estimation that the public has for a person

Synonyms

report

Examples

"he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing" "he was a person of bad report"

Related terms

estimate impute

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