no·​to·​ri·​ous·​ly | \ nō-ˈtȯr-ē-əs-lē How to pronounce notoriously (audio) , nə-\

Definition of notoriously

1 : in a notorious manner
2 : as is notorious : as is very well known notoriously, they never got along

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Germany’s banking market is notoriously fragmented and a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank would boost their combined market share, especially in retail and corporate banking. Washington Post, "Why Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank Are Limping to Altar," 18 Sep. 2019 During a new interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Kylie Jenner revealed that her famous siblings do like to tease her a bit about her notoriously massive wealth. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kylie Jenner's Siblings Tease Her About Being a Billionaire, Apparently," 7 Sep. 2019 But Fitzpatrick is notoriously mistake-prone (148 interceptions in 141 career games). Baltimore Sun Staff,, "Scouting report for Sunday’s Ravens-Dolphins game," 5 Sep. 2019 Apple is notoriously guarded with its products, shielding them from even well-meaning hackers looking to probe iOS vulnerabilities. Taylor Telford, Anchorage Daily News, "Google researchers uncover iPhone hack tied to malicious websites," 30 Aug. 2019 Despite stellar name recognition and a devoted cult following, the Waco homes transformed by Fixer Upper power couple Chip and Joanna Gaines have proven notoriously difficult to sell. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "WATCH: These 3 Fixer Upper Houses Can’t Seem to Sell," 29 Aug. 2019 Flu seasons are notoriously unpredictable, but there are already clues that the upcoming season may be especially difficult. NBC News, "This year's flu season may be a bad one. Here's why you need a flu shot.," 17 Sep. 2019 Even the notoriously uncompromising David Chase caved under network pressure on at least one occasion. Adam Wilson, Harper's magazine, "Good Bad Bad Good," 16 Sep. 2019 Despite its notoriously tiny kitchen and a bathroom trapped in 1975, The James Beard House is one location chefs want to cook a meal at during their career. Fortune, "These Award-Winning Chefs Are Expressing Their Indian Heritage With Southern Food," 15 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of notoriously

1512, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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