discreditable

[ dis-kred-i-tuh-buh l ]
/ dɪsˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

bringing or liable to bring discredit.

Nearby words

  1. discovery inlet,
  2. discovery method,
  3. discovery procedure,
  4. discreate,
  5. discredit,
  6. discreet,
  7. discreetly,
  8. discrepancy,
  9. discrepant,
  10. discrete

Origin of discreditable

First recorded in 1630–40; discredit + -able

Related formsdis·cred·it·a·bil·i·ty, noundis·cred·it·a·bly, adverbun·dis·cred·it·a·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for discreditable

discreditable

/ (dɪsˈkrɛdɪtəbəl) /

adjective

tending to bring discredit; shameful or unworthy
Derived Formsdiscreditably, adverb

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