cast a slur on someone's reputation

manchar la reputación de alguien

Иллюстрированный сборник идиом. - М.: "Росмэн". . 1997.

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  • slur — [slʉr] vt. slurred, slurring [prob. < MDu sleuren, to drag, move slowly, trail in mud: for IE base see SLUG1] 1. to pass over quickly and carelessly; make little of: often with over 2. to pronounce rapidly and indistinctly, as by combining or… …   English World dictionary

  • libel — 1. noun she sued two newspapers for libel Syn: defamation, defamation of character, character assassination, calumny, misrepresentation, scandalmongering; aspersions, denigration, vilification, disparagement, derogation, insult, slander,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • character — char|ac|ter [ kerəktər ] noun *** ▸ 1 qualities of personality ▸ 2 what makes something different ▸ 3 morally good qualities ▸ 4 unusual person ▸ 5 someone in book, movie, etc. ▸ 6 someone s reputation ▸ 7 letter/number/symbol 1. ) count usually… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • malign — 1. adjective a malign influence Syn: harmful, evil, bad, baleful, hostile, inimical, destructive, malignant, injurious; literary malefic, maleficent Ant: beneficial 2. verb he maligned an innocent man Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • slander — 1. noun he could sue us for slander Syn: defamation (of character), character assassination, calumny, libel; scandalmongering, malicious gossip, disparagement, denigration, aspersions, vilification, traducement, obloquy; lie, slur, smear, false… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • libel — 1. noun she sued two newspapers for libel Syn: defamation (of character), character assassination, calumny, misrepresentation, scandalmongering, aspersions, malicious gossip, slur, smear; informal mud slinging 2. verb she claimed the magazine had …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • character */*/*/ — UK [ˈkærɪktə(r)] / US [ˈkerəktər] noun Word forms character : singular character plural characters 1) a) [countable, usually singular] the qualities that make up someone s personality Stinginess with money was one aspect of Steve s character that …   English dictionary

  • smear — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. [be]daub, besmirch, smudge; grease, anoint, defame; slander; soil, sully. See covering. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. distortion, slander, put up job*; see deception 1 , lie 1 , trick 1 . v. 1. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • Characters of Glee — Contents 1 Casting 2 Main characters 2.1 Artie Abrams 2.2 …   Wikipedia

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