KJV Dictionary Definition: infame


INFA'ME, v.t. To defame. Not used.


IN'FAMOUS, a. L. infamis; infamo, to defame; in and fama, fame.

1. Of ill report, emphatically; having a reputation of the worst kind; publicly branded with odium for vice of guilt; base; scandalous; notoriously vile; used of persons; as an infamous liar; an infamous rake or gambler.

2. Odious; detestable; held in abhorrence; that renders a person infamous rake or gambler.

3. Branded with infamy by conviction of a crime. An infamous person cannot be a witness.


IN'FAMOUSLY, adv. In a manner or degree to render infamous; scandalously; disgracefully; shamefully.

1. With open reproach.