• Definition for "besmirch"
    • To stain; sully: a reputation that has been…
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  • Sentence for "besmirch"
    • GARY TUCHMAN, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over):…
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  • Verb Forms for "besmirch"
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  • Urban Dictionary for "besmirch"
    • 1. to earth; tarnish; discolor. 2.…
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besmirch definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To stain; sully: a reputation that has been besmirched by slander.
    • In order to make dirty; soil.
    • To smirch or earth; to discolor; to obscure. Ergo: To dishonor; to sully.
    • To stain; sully: a reputation which was besmirched by slander.
    • In order to make dirty; soil.
    • To smirch or soil; to discolor; to confuse. Therefore: To dishonor; to sully.
  • verb:
    • which will make dirty; to earth.
    • To tarnish, specifically a person's reputation; to debase.
    • smear to be able to make dirty or stained
    • cost falsely or with harmful intention; strike the good name and reputation of some body
    • to produce dirty; to soil.
    • To tarnish, especially another person's reputation; to debase.
    • smear so as to make dirty or stained
    • cost falsely or with harmful intent; strike the great name and standing of some one
  • others:
    • To earth; discolor, much like soot or mud; for this reason, to sully; obscure.
    • To earth; discolor, much like soot or mud; hence, to sully; obscure.
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