Part of speech: adjective

Hurtful to credit or reputation; disreputable.

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Usage examples "discreditable":

  1. He has some discreditable ways, though he has not a monopoly of them, because he cannot get entirely rid of vexatious Christian competition. - "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009.
  2. It was just one more expression of that strangely discreditable yet almost universal failing,- the over- reliance upon others. - "The Devil's Paw", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. This view is more discreditable to the young people than is their criticism damaging to Emerson. - "The Last Harvest", John Burroughs.