1. 1〔世評〕(public) estimation;〔名声〕(a) reputation ((for));〔人気〕popularity ((among, with))

    評判の popular ((with))

    • 評判がよい[悪い]
    • have a good [bad/poor] reputation
    • 評判がよい小説
    • 〔よいと認められた〕a well-received novel/〔大衆に受けた〕a popular novel
    • 新市長は世間の評判がよい
    • The new mayor 「stands high in public estimation [is popular among the people].
    • 彼女は友人の間で評判がよい[悪い]
    • She is popular [unpopular] with her friends.
    • その週刊誌はスキャンダル記事で評判が悪い
    • The weekly is notorious for its stories of scandal.
    • 彼は学者の間で評判が高く[悪く]なった
    • He has risen [fallen] in the estimation of scholars.
    • 評判を高める
    • heighten [increase] one's popularity
    • 評判を落とす
    • lose one's popularity [good reputation]
    • 評判を取り戻す
    • restore one's former reputation/regain one's popularity
    • 彼は有能な実業家だという評判を取った
    • He earned [got/acquired] a reputation as an able businessman.
    • その川堤は花見の名所として評判になった
    • The banks of the river have become a popular cherry-viewing site.
    • その小説は主婦たちに評判になった
    • The novel won [enjoyed] popularity among housewives.
    • 彼は評判倒れだった[評判ほどではなかった]
    • He was not so good as he was reputed to be./He was overrated./《口》 He wasn't all he was cracked up to be.
  1. 2〔うわさ〕a rumor,《英》 a rumour

    評判の much-talked-of[-about] ((celebrities))

    • 評判の人
    • a person who is much talked about
    • 彼女は評判の美人だ
    • She is famous for her beauty.
    • 彼が知事に当選するだろうという評判がたった
    • It was said that he probably would be elected governor.
    • その結婚は町中の評判になった
    • The wedding became the talk of the town./The whole town was talking about the marriage.
    • 誰が評判を立てたか分からない
    • No one knows who started the rumor.
    • 彼と事件のかかわりあいについていろいろ評判されている
    • There is a lot of gossip about his involvement [entanglement] in the affair.
  1. 3〔名声〕fame;〔悪名〕notoriety

    評判の 〔有名な〕famous;〔悪名高い〕notorious ((for))