Synonyms of besmirch in English:

besmirch


See definition of besmirch

verb

1‘he had besmirched the good name of his family’

SYNONYMS

sully, tarnish, blacken, drag through the mire, drag through the mud, stain, taint, smear, befoul, soil, contaminate, pollute, disgrace, dishonour, bring discredit to, stigmatize, injure, damage, debase, spoil, ruin

slander, defame

literary smirch, besmear

archaic breathe on, spot

ANTONYMS

honour, enhance