sully definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To mar the cleanness or luster of; soil or stain.
    • To defile; taint.
    • To earth; to dirty; to identify; to tarnish; to stain; to darken; -- used literally and figuratively.
  • noun:
    • Archaic something which stains or spots.
    • Soil; tarnish; stain.
    • Soil; tarnish; place.
    • usa artist (produced in England) of portraits and historical moments (1783-1872)
    • French statesman (1560-1641)
  • verb:
    • to soil or tarnish; to dirty
    • to harm or corrupt
    • make dirty or spotty, as by experience of atmosphere; in addition used metaphorically
    • spot under suspicion or cast question upon
    • charge falsely or with harmful intention; attack the good name and trustworthiness of some one
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be soiled or tarnished.
  • others:
    • To soil; stain; tarnish; defile.
    • Figuratively, to stain or tarnish morally.
    • To dim; darken.
    • become or be soiled or tarnished.

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