your name is mud

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - name is mud

"your name is mud"

you are in trouble, disgraced, or discredited because of something you have said or done


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - name is mud

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Do you think you could use your influence with the bouncers to get us in to this bar?

Friend 2:  After being booted out a couple of times for fighting my name is mud here.

Friend 1:  Well, that is not going to help us get in. Maybe we should just go somewhere else.

Friend 2:  Good idea.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - name is mud

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I heard you have a big interview coming up.

Friend 2:  I do and it is at the company where our good friend Bert used to work. Do you think that I should mention his name?

Friend 1:  Absolutely not! His name is mud there. He left the company in disgrace after allegations of wrongdoing.

your name is mud - Usage:


your name is mud - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for your name is mud.

your name is mud - Examples:

1)  ... no way will Windsor get a return ticket, his name is mud in the biggest town, ...

2)  ... of any sense of accountability. No sign of care. Now their name is mud.

3)  ... a 10-year project that he has to hope will produce results or his name is mud, since he has pretty much halted behavioral and outcome studies at ...

4)  We can never trust him again, his name is mud, the Lib Dems are finished.

5)  ... whose name is mud after his pathetic performance in battle and who doesn't dare leave his royal carriage ...

6)  ... to oppress people you, even the kids on the street knew your name is mud.

7)  I have a criminal record. My name is mud.

8)  While Jane Alexander claims that her "name is mu ", Jones maintains she has a devoted fan base. 

9)  After my investigation of the industry, my name was mud among the city's taxi plate holders, who were worried about losing their golden ...

10)  "My name was mud." She was deemed unfit for any sea jobs -- anyone on antidepressants was ...

11)  ... this was unfair, so we had some controversy over this. My name was mud for awhile whenever I came here.

12)  In Britain, the Maxwell name was mud as fraud trials, bankruptcy and disgrace swirled around the family.

13)  ... knew I had made the right decision. In the short term my name was mud. They spun against me: I was a liability, ...

14)  Dan Velasquez is a crime-turned-sports reporter who follows the Cubs around. His name is mud with cops after a few stories, ...

15)  Your name is mud, so go back to Moscow, where you belong.

16)  ... point my employees are ethical in their approach at all times otherwise all my owned hard work goes out of the window and my name is mud.

17)  The Trotskyite group's name is mud after they spectacularly failed to deal with a rape scandal within the party, ...

18)  My name is mud - my boss told everyone about our sex romp.

19)  When the cop asked for Dougherty's name, he allegedly replied, “My name is mud and I should die for what I did.”

20)  Within these his name is mud because of an interview he gave months after Rangers were required to start again in the fourth tier following the ...