smirch: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (smûrch), [key]
- to discolor or soil; spot or smudge with or as with soot, dust, dirt, etc.
- to sully or tarnish (a person, reputation, character, etc.); disgrace; discredit.
- a dirty mark or smear, as of soot, dust, dirt, etc.
- a stain or blot, as on reputation.
- smirch (Thesaurus)