Part of speech:
An act of making dirty.
To smear or soil with or as if with dirt.
To discolor, soil, or spot:
To dull the luster of or discolor the surface of (a metal) as by exposure to air
(Obs.) To sully or stain
To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
To splash, spot, or soil with such drops or blobs
To have a substance smeared on (a surface).
A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level. Clouds are formed when air that contains water vapor cools below the dew point.
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To coat (fish or meat, for example) with pepper and other spices and then quickly sear in a very hot skillet, thereby producing meat that is black on the outside but tender on the inside.
To spatter, as with mud or slander; soil or sully by spattering
To stain; sully:
To make filthy; dirty; soil
To mar or impair the enjoyment, quality, or functioning of
To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
To fill up; encrust; choke
To debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt:
(--- Archaic) To render impure; contaminate.
The number that is raised to a particular power in a given mathematical expression. In the expression an, a is the base.
Adulterate means to make something inferior or less pure by adding something harmful or of a lower quality.
To cover with mold or soil.
To rot or decompose
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
To debase is defined as to cheapen, or make lower in value or quality.
To scatter fluid onto (a surface) in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
Any of several plant diseases caused by fungi and resulting in brown or black dead areas on leaves or fruit.
To smear; soil.
Botch is defined as to make errors or do something in a clumsy, sloppy manner.
A mixture of carbon dioxide, water vapor, and other gases, usually containing particles of soot or other solids, produced by the burning of carbon-containing materials such as wood and coal.
To spot, stain, or bespatter, as with ink.
To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
To soil with spots:
To cover with a coat of some material
To become black.
To be made clean
To rid of impurities:
Sterilize is defined as to make incapable of reproduction, or to make extremely clean.
To make clean, pure, etc.; clean; purge
To wash lightly, esp. by dipping into water or by letting water run over, into, or through
Find another word for dirtying. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dirtying, like: soiling, soilure, bemiring, begriming, staining, tarnishing, tainting, sullying, spattering, smutting and smudging.