What somebody is known for.
, author=John Frith
, title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis,
, publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten]
, 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.
* 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.
To give (another) very bad reputation; to demonize, vilify.
* 1851 , The British Friend , Volume 9, page 22
* 1997 , Harry M. Benshoff, Monsters in the closet: homosexuality and the horror film , page 330
- and it would seem, as if to atone for that deficiency in the eyes of " a hero worshipper," that Macaulay had determined to monsterise him into an embodiment of inconsistency, deceit, and simulation.
* 2005 , Outlook , Volume 45, Issues 9-16
- (quite literally monsterise ) queer sexuality, and what the pleasures and costs of such representations might be for both individual spectators and culture at large.
- A similarity that runs deeper than the differences in these two unrelated incidents, these separate times that we have allocated to monsterising and mortifying our teenagers.
* vampirize, vampirise