At 70 and nearly a decade after his infamous mug shot, Nick Nolte is getting Oscar buzz for his searing role in Warrior.
infamous former lobbyist discusses Congressional travel disclosure.
The New York congressman says he won't quit, despite his infamous Twitter photo and online dalliances with six women.
late 14c., from Medieval Latin infamosus, from Latin in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + famosus "celebrated" (see famous). Meaning influenced by Latin infamis "of ill fame" (see infamy). As a legal term, "disqualified from certain rights of citizens in consequence of conviction of certain crimes" (late 14c.). Related: Infamously.