[ US /ˌɹɛpjəˈteɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɹˌɛpjuːtˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. notoriety for some particular characteristic
    his reputation for promiscuity
  2. the general estimation that the public has for a person
    he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing
    he was a person of bad report
  3. the state of being held in high esteem and honor
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How To Use reputation In A Sentence

  • A Scottish moor long bore the reputation for being haunted by a phantom flock of sheep, which were always heard "baaing" plaintively before a big storm. Animal Ghosts Or, Animal Hauntings and the Hereafter
  • With the usual prerogative of the wealthy classes, he tended to choose doctors with a reputation for having studied some topics in greater detail than usual.
  • These creatures have the reputation of being smelly, vicious, spiteful and unreliable.
  • The politically astute know all about the importance of reputation management. Times, Sunday Times
  • Balboa had a reputation as a fierce and quarrelsome young man.
  • Companies must earn a reputation for honesty.
  • Once upon a time there was an old sow of impeccable reputation who lived a quiet life inside a busy farmyard. Times, Sunday Times
  • His Honour saw that if conduct is not unprofessional, the practitioner is entitled to an untainted reputation.
  • Yet he occupies an important position in the history of 18th-century art and his reputation deserves to stand higher than it does.
  • He is a man with a reputation for being tough and unafraid of unpopular decisions.
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