Translation of "taint" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /teint/

to spoil (something) by touching it or bringing it into contact with something bad or rotten

echar a perder; contaminar
The meat has been tainted.

to affect (someone or something) with something evil or immoral; to corrupt

contaminar; corromper
He has been tainted by his contact with criminals.
tainted adjective

spoiled or corrupted

echado a perder; viciado, corrompido
tainted food
The government is tainted with corruption.

(Translation of “taint” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)