no·​to·​ri·​ous·​ly nō-ˈtȯr-ē-əs-lē How to pronounce notoriously (audio)
: in a notorious manner
: as is notorious : as is very well known
notoriously, they never got along

Examples of notoriously in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although the Jonas Brothers notoriously have an affinity for Waffle House, the band is now dedicating their love to another fast-casual chain. Lizzy Rosenberg, Peoplemag, 13 Sep. 2023 All are notoriously persnickety when evaluating food prepared by the contestants, and the bar for excellence rises as the season progresses. Mary Colurso |, al, 13 Sep. 2023 Rufo and a group of other trustees were appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) earlier this year and tasked with remaking the public college into a classical liberal arts school in the model of the notoriously conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Jeremiah Poff, Washington Examiner, 13 Sep. 2023 Over a decade, 20 millions pills notoriously flowed to just two pharmacies blocks apart in the small town of Williamson, which had a population of fewer than 3,200. David Ovalle,, 12 Sep. 2023 Wild otter attack leads to woman being airlifted to hospital, 2 others treated for injuries The trail is notoriously difficult and few people who visit the park take on the challenge. Jon Haworth, ABC News, 12 Sep. 2023 Elephants are notoriously difficult to count across such a wide area. Anthony Ham, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Sep. 2023 And then there’s the matter of Valderrama’s Howard Stern interview — which, even by Stern standards, was (and is) notoriously gross. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 11 Sep. 2023 The notoriously high levels of radioactive cesium found in European wild boars aren’t just from Chernobyl. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 1 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1512, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of notoriously was in 1512

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“Notoriously.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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