cast aspersions

idiom

Definition of cast aspersions 

formal

: to say harsh critical things about someone or someone's character He tried to discuss his political opponents respectfully, without casting aspersions.

Learn More about cast aspersions

Share cast aspersions

Statistics for cast aspersions

Look-up Popularity

Comments on cast aspersions

What made you want to look up cast aspersions? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!