besmirching


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.
See: defilement
References in periodicals archive ?
The head of Lebanon's restaurant owners association said Tuesday that LBCI television was guilty of besmirching the reputation of his sector, amid widespread reports that the country suffers from less-than-adequate food safety standards.
She's horrified that her future father-in-law would go around besmirching her reputation, but that's nothing compared to Tamwar's anger.
American Muslim leaders at the J Street Conference this week know exactly what J Street's real agenda is: bringing about a distancing in US-Israel relations and besmirching the mainstream Jewish community, under the guise of morality and justice.