Definition of 'sully'
Example sentences containing 'sully'
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And the reputation of his organisation has been further sullied with him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His furious lunge at the snapper has sullied his clean-cut image. The Sun (2013)THE credit crunch floored giants and sullied the reputations of some of the business world's biggest hitters. The Sun (2008)It is simply not worth having a failure against your name; a sullied reputation means a manager who may have blown his last chance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We felt powerless as players because as soon as somebody says something like that and it is read by cricket followers, our names are sullied. The Sun (2010)If you don't and your name is sullied, you get an apology. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its reputation might be sullied, but it's going to improve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And, if my teeth had to have their reputation sullied, then so be it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But his reputation, already sullied by allegations of cheating earlier in his career, is now in tatters. The Sun (2009)
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Used Rarely. sully is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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