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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sullied mean? 

SULLIED (adjective)
  The adjective SULLIED has 1 sense:

1. especially of reputation

  Familiarity information: SULLIED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SULLIED (adjective)

Sense 1sullied [BACK TO TOP]


Especially of reputation


besmirched; sullied; tarnished; spotted; tainted; damaged; flyblown; stained

Context examples:

the senator's seriously damaged reputation / a flyblown reputation / a tarnished reputation / inherited a spotted name


blemished (marred by imperfections)

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