Pronunciation of Disreputable
/dˌɪsɹˈɛpjuːtəbə͡l/, /dˌɪsɹˈɛpjuːtəbəl/, /d_ˌɪ_s_ɹ_ˈɛ_p_j_uː_t_ə_b_əl/
Antonyms for disreputable:
Synonyms for disreputable:
Other synonyms and related words:
loose, discredited, damaged, unworthy, sleazy, scandalous, doubtful, unrespectable, shameful, seedy, wicked, ignominious, ill-famed, bad, squalid, low, discreditable, opprobrious, dishonest, disgraceful, seamy, sordid, vicious, nameless, unrespected.
dishonorable, lowly (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for disreputable:
- " It's only a story, anyhow," they argue again; " he might, at least write a pleasant one, instead of bringing in all sorts of disagreeable people- some of them positively disreputable." - "The Delicious Vice", Young E. Allison.
- She had kept him waiting while she changed her gown, for like many people who are sometimes very splendid she could also on occasion be extremely disreputable, and her jam- making costume was quite unfit for the masculine eye, even though negligible. - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.
- Pointing to one disreputable- looking ruffian about to mount, he observed:- 'That fellow has no pretensions to be a gentleman- rider. - "The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent", S.M. Hussey.