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İngilizce - İngilizce
To tarnish, especially someone's reputation; to debase

The newspaper was on a campaign to besmirch the actor.

To make dirty; to soil
{v} to daub, soil, foul, fully
smear so as to make dirty or stained
Hence: To dishonor; to sully
To tarnish, especially someones reputation; to debase
If you besmirch someone or their reputation, you say that they are a bad person or that they have done something wrong, usually when this is not true. He has accused local people of trying to besmirch his reputation. = sully. besmirch sb's honour/reputation to spoil the good opinion that people have of someone (smirch (15-20 centuries), perhaps from esmorcher )
{f} stain, sully, dirty, soil
To smirch or soil; to discolor; to obscure
charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
past of besmirch
especially of reputation; "the senator's seriously damaged reputation"; "a flyblown reputation"; "a tarnished reputation"; "inherited a spotted name
{s} dirtied, soiled; botched
third-person singular of besmirch
present participle of besmirch