discreditable discreditable


  • (adj) tending to bring discredit or disrepute; blameworthy


  1. The General said that neither he nor any of his assistants had known of anything discreditable in the new Mayor's record, until Quezon's outburst.
  2. Such glaring inaccuracies are discreditable to the Board of Education.
  3. The prefects, on both sides of the House, were only too anxious to deal tidily with a discreditable story which involved the honor of the school.


  1. Openly gay singer Pavel Vítek told Radio Prague: "What I have been most taken by is ...... the history, which you now forget, of the period at the end of the 1980s and the start of the '90s. And I have also really been struck by the discreditable...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Pavel Vítek Source: San Francisco Bay Times

  2. But in a speech to the ethic media conference yesterday, Mr Cameron said: "Insulting Trevor by saying he should join the BNP isn't a serious contribution to debate. It's a discreditable attempt by an ageing far left politician to hang on to a...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: David Cameron Source: Politics.co.uk

  3. "I want to announce that I and others on the Republican side will ask the House of Representatives to consider and pass a resolution strongly disapproving the discreditable decision by the Obama administration to outlaw carbon dioxide and with it,...
    on Dec 17, 2009 By: Joe Barton Source: The Hill (blog)

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