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bad name

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Synonyms for bad name

  • bad odor
  • blemish
  • blot
  • discredit
  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • embarrassment
  • humiliation
  • ignominy
  • ill repute
  • opprobrium
  • reproach
  • shame
  • smirch
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAD NAME

You know you're giving the school a bad name by being so lazy.

If your feeling is not pride, why call a good thing by a bad name?

Fetching the child to the wedding to have the bad name taken off it—no?

And have you understood what it is they do to get that bad name?

"Not a bad name for your dining-room, Millar," said Ogden, bitterly.

That sort of thing is embarrassing, and it gives skrenning a bad name.

Rectus called them "the yellow-legged party," which wasn't a bad name.

"Give a dog a bad name and hang him," said the colonel sententiously.

Walter was getting a bad name as an idler, and was fast losing his self-respect.

"Now, see what it is to have a bad name," said Bob, with a grimace.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BAD NAME

black eye

nounbad reputation
  • bad name
  • black mark
  • blemish
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • lost face
  • shame
  • shiner
  • smear
  • stain
  • stigma
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