Reputation vs Budnamed - What's the difference?

reputation | budnamed |

As a noun reputation

is reputation.

As a verb budnamed is

(india|nonce) given a bad reputation.



(en noun)
  • What somebody is known for.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1529 , author=John Frith , by= , title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis, citation , chapter= , isbn= , publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten] , location= , editor= , volume_plain= , page=117 , passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people. }}

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "reputation": good, great, excellent, bad, stellar, tarnished, evil, damaged, dubious, spotless, terrible, ruined, horrible, lost, literary, corporate, global, personal, academic, scientific, posthumous, moral, artistic.


    * name

    Derived terms

    * reputational




  • (India, nonce) Given a bad reputation.
  • * 1888 , Rudyard Kipling, Plain Tales from the Hills
  • This Devil thing will end in getting me budnamed , and you know I've lived on lemon-squashes and gone to bed at ten for weeks past.
  • * 1939 , Victor Bayley, Indian artifex
  • My signaller retired hurt after being budnamed by yours, so we have no coherent news.