Infamy is defined as notoriety, or a reputation of bad behavior.(noun)
An example of infamy is the bad man image of Jesse James.
See infamy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. infamies
Origin: ME infamye < OFr infamie < L infamia < infamis: see infamous
See infamy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. in·fa·mies
Origin: Middle English infamie, dishonor
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin īnfāmia
Origin: , from īnfāmis, infamous; see infamous.
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