Translation of "tarnish" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈtɑː.nɪʃ/ us /ˈtɑːr-/

to make or (especially of metal) become less bright or a different colour

deslustrar(se), poner(se) negro

to make people think that someone or something is less good

empañar, manchar
By this time a series of scandals had severely tarnished the candidate’s image/reputation.
tarnished adjective uk /-nɪʃt/ us

(Translation of “tarnish” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈtaːniʃ/

to (cause a metal to) become dull and stained

deslustrar(se), empañar(se); manchar(se)
Silver tarnishes easily.
tarnished adjective

deslustrado, empañado; manchado

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