someone's name is mud


someone's name is mud
(someone's) name is mud informal if someone's name is mud, other people are angry with that person because of something they have done or said.

Well he'd better turn up tonight or his name will be mud.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • drag someone's name through the mud — drag someone/someone’s/name through the mud phrase to say unpleasant things, or to tell unpleasant secrets, about someone in public Thesaurus: to harm someone s reputationsynonym Main entry: drag * * * drag someone s name through the mud …   Useful english dictionary

  • drag someone's name through the mud — drag (someone s) name through the mire/mud to tell people about something bad that someone has done so that people will have a bad opinion of them. Her name was dragged through the mud after she admitted offering money in return for votes …   New idioms dictionary

  • drag someone's name through the mire — drag (someone s) name through the mire/mud to tell people about something bad that someone has done so that people will have a bad opinion of them. Her name was dragged through the mud after she admitted offering money in return for votes …   New idioms dictionary

  • drag someone/something through the mud — make damaging allegations about someone or something he felt enough loyalty to his old school not to drag its name through the mud …   Useful english dictionary