besmirch beschmutzen


besmirch = beschmutzen

Pronunciation =  besmirch

Pronunciation in German = beschmutzen

besmirch in German: beschmutzen

Part of speechverb 

Definition in English: to say bad things about someone to influence other people’s opinion of them 

Definition in German:
Schlechte Dinge über jemanden sagen, um die Meinung anderer über ihn zu beeinflussen

Examples in English:

  • His father thought he would besmirch the family’s name.

Examples in German:

  • Sein Vater dachte, er würde den Namen der Familie beschmutzen.

Synonyms of besmirch

Synonyms in German besudeln,
Synonyms in English sully, tarnish, blacken, stain

Antonyms of besmirch

Antonyms in German ehren
Antonyms in English honour, enhance

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