verb (used with object), in·crim·i·nat·ed, in·crim·i·nat·ing.
Origin of incriminate
Examples from the Web for incriminating
The wealthy want to be seen as even more parsimonious, to offset the incriminating millions in their bank accounts.Sting and Hillary Are Just Like You: How the Very Rich Play at Being Very Ordinary|Tim Teeman|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though a laptop found in the bag was thoroughly examined, the police found no incriminating material on it.
What might she pull out: incriminating papers, devastating notes, embarrassing memorabilia?
Recruiters were asked to screen potential recruits for incriminating tattoos and associations with potentially troubling groups.How Neo-Nazis and Gangs Infiltrated the U.S. Military: Matt Kennard’s ‘Irregular Army’|Michael Thomsen|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The previous week, Star had published a set of incriminating photos of Leal and Kutcher taken on the night in question.Demi Moore’s Downward Spiral Since Her Split From Ashton Kutcher|Marlow Stern|July 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Never again in all his lifetime did the incriminating W reappear.The Brentons|Anna Chapin Ray
Very unwillingly the Forresters complied, and watched the incriminating details being jotted down in an official notebook.The Head Girl at the Gables|Angela Brazil
The incriminating papers found in the places designated by the informer Moleska sealed their doom.Rabbi and Priest|Milton Goldsmith
He had been thoroughly searched, but no incriminating papers were found.The Victim|Thomas Dixon
The incriminating document was deftly removed by O'Haru and passed over to Toémon.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
Word Origin for incriminate
1730, back-formation from incrimination or else from Medieval Latin incriminatus, past participle of incriminare "to incriminate," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + criminare "to accuse of a crime," from crimen (genitive criminis) "crime" (see crime). Related: Incriminated; incriminating.