Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.


Harmful to one's reputation; blameworthy: discreditable behavior.

dis·cred′it·a·bly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.discreditably - in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree; "his grades were disgracefully low"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
بِصورَةٍ مُخْزِيَه
onur kıracak şekilde


Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


(disˈkredit) noun
(something that causes) loss of good reputation.
1. to show (a story etc) to be false.
2. to disgrace.
disˈcreditable adjective
bringing discredit or disgrace.
disˈcreditably adverb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
The first time Stubb lowered with him, Pip evinced much nervousness; but happily, for that time, escaped close contact with the whale; and therefore came off not altogether discreditably; though Stubb observing him, took care, afterwards, to exhort him to cherish his courageousness to the utmost, for he might often find it needful.
He had tried one employment after another, and had discreditably failed in all.
It was a long time since any well- known banker had failed discreditably; but every one remembered the social extinction visited on the heads of the firm when the last event of the kind had happened.
Rival Jeremy Hunt is discreditably torn between exposing Johnson's fibs and inventing his own hard Brexit fantasy, the Foreign Secretary afraid 160,000 Tories don't want the truth before imposing a new PM on Britain.