Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Being in or causing ill repute; disgraceful.

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Usage examples "disreputable":

  1. This particular bit of acting was heightened by the fact that even in the coldest weather he wears thin summer clothes, generally acid- worn and more or less disreputable. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
  2. He is a disreputable old man. - "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
  3. I looked more disreputable than I really was; my suit was in the last stages of ruinous decay, while his brand- new clothes just above me would have been a gift from the gods to a man with less conscience and more figure than I possessed. - "The Lost Valley", J. M. Walsh.