disreputable Definition

  • 1not considered to be respectable in character or appearance
  • 2having a bad reputation

Using disreputable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disreputable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He was known for his disreputable behavior at the office.

  • Example

    The company has a disreputable history of unethical practices.

  • Example

    She refused to associate with the disreputable crowd at the party.

disreputable Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with disreputable

  • disreputable neighborhood

    an area of a town or city that is known for its high crime rate and poor living conditions


    The government is planning to invest in the redevelopment of the disreputable neighborhood.

  • a business organization that has a history of unethical practices and dishonest dealings


    I wouldn't recommend investing in that disreputable company.

  • a history of behavior or actions that are considered to be dishonorable or shameful


    Despite his disreputable past, he managed to turn his life around and become successful.


Summary: disreputable in Brief

The adjective 'disreputable' [dɪsˈrɛpjʊtəbl] describes someone or something that is not considered respectable in character or appearance. It is often used to describe people who have a bad reputation or businesses with a history of unethical practices. Examples include 'He was known for his disreputable behavior at the office' and 'The company has a disreputable history of unethical practices.'