English dictionary definition of:



  • an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
  • a soiled or discolored appearance
  • a symbol of disgrace or infamy
  • the state of being covered with unclean things
  • (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible


  • color for microscopic study
  • color with a liquid dye or tint
  • produce or leave stains
  • make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically


blot brand defile dirt discoloration discolouration filth grease grime grunge maculate mark smear smirch soil spot stigma sully tarnish

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ai words - set 1 and learn about the word stain in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for stain

Scrabble score = 5

generated at 16:13:06 on 19-01-20

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