blackwash blackwash

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
  2. (n) a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
  3. (n) a wash that colors a surface black
  4. (v) bring (information) out of concealment
  5. (v) color with blackwash

Usage(s):

  • Jones clings raptly to his privileged role as victim, and has settled for a career as blackwash expert.

Quotes

  • "I've heard of a report being a whitewash, but this is more of a case of a blackwash," Labour leader Eamon Gilmore said. "Extraordinarily, and I've never seen this in an official report before, even the recommendations are blacked out!"
    on May 13, 2009 By: Eamon Gilmore Source: Ireland Online

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