cast aspersions on

Definition of cast aspersions on


  1. :  to criticize (someone or someone's actions or character) harshly or unfairly He tried to avoid casting aspersions on his political opponents. She cast aspersions on the integrity of her boss.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to move or send forth by throwing

    :  direct

    :  to put forth

  1. :  an act of casting

    :  something that happens as a result of chance

    :  a throw of dice

aspersionplay aspersions
  1. :  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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