Definition of cast aspersions
: to say harsh critical things about someone or someone's character He tried to discuss his political opponents respectfully, without casting aspersions.
Word by Word Definitions
: to cause to move or send forth by throwing
: to put forth
: an act of casting
: something that happens as a result of chance
: a throw of dice
: a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation
: the act of making such a charge : defamation
: a sprinkling with water especially in religious ceremonies
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