(someone's) name is mud
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If someone's name is mud, other people are angry with them, or they're no longer popular, because they've done something wrong.
- Ian's name is mud now because everyone thinks he was the one who stole the money.
- If any athletes test positive for a banned substance, their name will be mud.
Her name is mud these days because
Contributor: Matt Errey