Translation of tarnish in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (spoil) [reputation/name] empañar, manchar 1.2 (make dull) [silver] deslustrar, poner* negro; [mirror] desazogar*Example sentences
- It can tarnish silverware and discolor copper and brass utensils.
- The still waters have lost their clarity, tarnished by the ominous clouds that overhang the harbour.
- Once upon a time it had been gilded, but now the gilding seemed to be tarnishing and flaking - evidently no one came in here to touch up these days.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 [silver] deslustrarse, ponerse* negro 1.2 [fame] empañarse, mancharseExample sentences
- But all the gold and the glory will be tarnished if basic rights - including free speech - are lacking.
- In science, reputation is all and it is easily tarnished.
- But that also might be a result of canny marketing: no sponsor would wish her to tarnish her image by playing in - and perhaps losing - too many tournaments.
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