1. the state of being contaminated
Similar word(s): contamination
Sentences with taint as a noun:
- He had inherited from his parents a scrofulous taint, which it was beyond the power of medicine to remove. — Macaulay.
1. place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
2. contaminate with a disease or microorganism
Similar word(s): infect
Sentences with taint as a verb:
- Meat soon taints in warm weather.