Definition of disreputable :
Not reputable; of bad repute; not in esteem; dishonorable; disgracing the reputation; tending to bring into disesteem; as, it is disreputable to associate familiarly with the mean, the lewd, and the profane.
unrespectable, unscrupulous, sleazy, damaged, low, shoddy, unrespected, unprincipled, untruthful, corrupt, shameful, shabby, devious, cunning, objectionable, ill-famed, deceitful, dishonest, respect, dirty, shy, squalid, discreditable, fraudulent, unsavory, ignominious, seedy, discredited, opprobrious, disgraceful, sordid, offensive, seamy
disreputable (part of speech: adjective)
- He took the letter, regarding with amusement its disreputable appearance. - "Christopher and the Clockmakers", Sara Ware Bassett.
- He was always willing to look out for the welfare of his brothers, two of whom were somewhat disreputable characters, and of his sister Hannah, who lived in London. - "Mary Wollstonecraft", Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
- It is possible that this may account for the disreputable condition in which two or three fathers in the neighborhood found their evening clothes the next time they had occasion to wear them. - "Sube Cane", Edward Bellamy Partridge.