The X-Games' reputation was tainted and Sajed was left with no choice but to cancel the appearance.
And preliminary reports suggest that thousands of irregularities have tainted the results.
It was one of the greatest basketball games in the history of the universe, tainted by performance-enhancing drugs.
A recent study showing that breast milk procured online is often tainted has many moms experiencing a familiar emotion: fear.
There are no innocents in Bangladeshi politics and every politician is tainted by accusations of corruption.
And the air was tainted and vitiated by the emanations from them, the owners having no vestige of regard for other peoples health.
No one can suspect Hogarth to have been tainted by the vices he exposed.
Butchers generally, with an eye to economy, make sausage-meat of bad or tainted pork.
Yet he knew how little the man was tainted with the disease of these others.
She was tainted in a thousand ways, while he was a man of breeding and right principle.
1570s, "to corrupt, contaminate," also "to touch, tinge, imbue slightly" (1590s), from Middle English teynten "to convict, prove guilty" (late 14c.), partly from Old French ataint, past participle of ataindre "to touch upon, seize" (see attainder). Also from Anglo-French teinter "to color, dye" (early 15c.), from Old French teint (12c.), past participle of teindre "to dye, color," from Latin tingere (see tincture). Related: Tainted; tainting.