Thesaurus > Related Words: smirch

  Words related to smirch

Related / Similar Words: blot, smear, spot, stain, smudge, daub, slur, defame, slander, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, sully, besmirch

 

Definition:
  • an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook";
  • a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek";
  • 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";
  • smear so as to make dirty or stained;

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    Hyponyms: blotch, splodge, splotch, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, assassinate, libel, badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud

     

    Derivational Morphology: tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile, defame, slander, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, besmirch, blur, smudge, smutch, blot, spot, fleck, blob, vilification, malignment, defamation, calumny, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job, aspersion, denigration, slur, defamer, maligner, slanderer, vilifier, libeler, backbiter, traducer, daub

     

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