Translation of "blacken" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈblæk.ən/ us /ˈblæk.ən/

blacken verb (MAKE DARK)

[ I or T ] to become black or to make something become black

The folds of the curtains were blackened with dirt. 窗帘褶被尘土弄得脏兮兮的。

blacken verb (SPOIL)

blacken sb's name, image, reputation, etc.

to spoil someone's reputation

The financial crash blackened the image of bankers. 金融崩溃破坏了投资业在众多小投资者心目中的形象。

(Translation of “blacken” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)