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Meaning of SMIRCH

Pronunciation:  smurch

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  2. [n]  a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
  3. [v]  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"
  4. [v]  smear so as to make dirty or stained

SMIRCH is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: asperse, besmirch, besmirch, blot, blot, calumniate, daub, defame, denigrate, slander, slur, smear, smear, smear, smudge, spot, spot, stain, sully
 See Also: accuse, assassinate, badmouth, blemish, blotch, charge, defect, drag through the mud, error, fault, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, libel, malign, mistake, smear, splodge, splotch, traduce



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Smirch\, v. t. [From the root of smear.]
    To smear with something which stains, or makes dirty; to
    smutch; to begrime; to soil; to sully.
          I'll . . . with a kind of umber smirch my face. --Shak.
  2. \Smirch\, n.
    A smutch; a dirty stain.