Frankie is reputed to be the most ruthless mob boss in the region.
The definition of reputed is believed to be.
A person who everyone believes is a mob leader is an example of a reputed mob leader.
Generally supposed to be such: the reputed author of the article.
- Simple past tense and past participle of repute.
(comparative more reputed, superlative most reputed)
- Pertaining to a reputation accorded to another.
- 1904 The other young ladies of Sulaco stood in awe of her character and accomplishments. She was reputed to be terribly learned and serious. "” Joseph Conrad, Nostramo Part 2, Chapter 1.
- Pertaining to that which is supposed or assumed to be true.
- 1859 Mr H. C. Watson has marked for me in the well-sifted London Catalogue of plants (4th edition) 63 plants which are therein ranked as species, but which he considers as so closely allied to other species as to be of doubtful value: these 63 reputed species range on an average over 6.9 of the provinces into which Mr Watson has divided Great Britain. "” Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species, Chapter 2.
- He was reputed to have kept a cool head during battle and wasn't easily intimidated.
- The elector Charles Albert of Bavaria was reputed to have made a treaty with Louis XV.
- GREGORY THE ILLUMINATOR, the reputed founder of the Armenian Church.
- Paphos was believed to have been founded either by the Arcadian Agapenor, returning from the Trojan War (c. 1180 B.C.), or by his reputed contemporary Cinyras, whose clan retained royal privileges down to the Ptolemaic conquest of Cyprus in 295 B.C., and held the Paphian priesthood till the Roman occupation in 58 B.C. The town certainly dates back to the close of the Mycenaean Bronze age, and had a king Eteandros among the allies of Assur-bani-pal of Assyria in 668 B.C.'
- JACOBUS BALDUINUS, Italian jurist of the 13th century, was by birth a Bolognese, and is reputed to have been of a noble family.