Definition of discreditable:
Speaking, too, of a certain enemy of his, who lived a very base and discreditable life: " It is considered," he said, " rather as a curse than a blessing on him, that this fellow's mother prays that she may leave him behind her."- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
It was said that at Simla he had entrapped this little heiress, and her obviously foolish and incapable mother, by devices generally held to be discreditable; and it had taken two angry guardians to warn him off.- "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.