Taint


Taint is a Scrabble® word

Definitions for the word, Taint
(n.) A blemish on reputation; stain; spot; disgrace.
(n.) A thrust with a lance, which fails of its intended effect.
(n.) An injury done to a lance in an encounter, without its being broken; also, a breaking of a lance in an encounter in a dishonorable or unscientific manner.
(n.) Infection; corruption; deprivation.
(n.) Tincture; hue; color; tinge.
(v. i.) To be affected with incipient putrefaction; as, meat soon taints in warm weather.
(v. i.) To be infected or corrupted; to be touched with something corrupting.
(v. i.) To thrust ineffectually with a lance.
(v. t.) Fig.: To stain; to sully; to tarnish.
(v. t.) To hit or touch lightly, in tilting.
(v. t.) To imbue or impregnate with something extraneous, especially with something odious, noxious, or poisonous; hence, to corrupt; to infect; to poison; as, putrid substance taint the air.
(v. t.) To injure, as a lance, without breaking it; also, to break, as a lance, but usually in an unknightly or unscientific manner.

Words in your word
5 letter words
4 letter words
3 letter words
ain
Ait
Ani
Ant
att
int
ita
nat
nit
tai
tan
tat
tin
tit
tnt
2 letter words
Ai
An
At
ia
in
it
na
ni
nt
ta
ti
tn

Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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