Sully in a sentence as a noun

It's a shame he had to sully his good name by taking the easy route and make up quotes, etc.

“The Arab Spring and Syria are two recent examples.”They sully the real science with this kind of nonsense.

" He decided that I was, that I was not on a mission to sully the good city of claremont, and that was the end of it.

Its interesting how Scott Forstall has become the goto name to sully in many of these articles.

The nutjobs who have to sully each and every Google related piece of news on HN are becoming tiresome.

Sully in a sentence as a verb

They don't need to sully themselves with this cage-fighting behavior.

Our heros would never sully themselves with something as filthy as a salaried position!

This is the funniest one yet.\nI thought it would be terrible and that by combining in Doge that it would sully the whole thing and be the straw that broke the camel's back.

The nice thing about those shims is that you don't have to sully your API design with individual hacks and fixes for dozens, hundreds or thousands of applications.

Sully definitions


United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)

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French statesman (1560-1641)

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place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"

See also: defile corrupt taint cloud


make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"

See also: tarnish stain maculate defile


charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

See also: defame slander smirch asperse denigrate calumniate smear besmirch