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taint

vulgar slang The section of skin between the anus and the genitals, formally known as the perineum. A: "I heard he got a tattoo on his taint." B: "What?! Why on earth would he do something like that?"

taint (something) with (something)

1. To expose something to or contaminate something with some substance or agent that is infectious, toxic, or otherwise dangerous or unpleasant. He has been arrested for tainting the water supply with a nerve agent. They have been forced to recall nearly 3 million tons of canned tomatoes that may have been tainted with botulin.
2. To spoil, ruin, or degrade something positive with the presence or introduction of something terrible, tragic, or deeply unpleasant. Often used in passive constructions. You may have won, but your victory is tainted with blood of thousands of innocent people. He is tainting an otherwise incredible career with this scandalous behavior.
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be tainted by (something)

1. To be expose something to or contaminate something with some substance or agent that is infectious, toxic, or otherwise dangerous or unpleasant. Officials have confirmed that the water supply has been tainted by lead. They have been forced to recall nearly 3 million tons of canned tomatoes that may have been tainted by botulin.
2. To be spoiled, ruined, or degraded by the presence or introduction of something terrible, tragic, or deeply unpleasant. Their victory has been tainted by the many lives lost in the battle. It's a shame seeing such an incredible career being tainted by this scandalous behavior.
See also: by, taint

gooch

vulgar slang The perineum. Argh, that hit me right in the gooch!

taint something with something

to spoil or debase something with something. The flood tainted the drinking water with disease germs. The food had been tainted with germs.
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gooch

and grundle and taint
n. the perineum. (see also choad. The taint reflects that this area is not [it ain’t = ’taint] genital nor anus.) I got a horrible itch in the gooch! She did what to your taint?

taint

verb
See gooch
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This resource for food industry professionals describes some of the most common causes of taints and off-flavors in food and explains how they may be identified and mitigated.
Off-flavours and taints are defined as unpleasant odours or tastes, the first resulting from the natural deterioration of a food, the second from its contamination by some other chemical.
Many volatile compounds are responsible for taints.
Owing to myriad gasoline leaks, however, MTBE now taints drinking-water supplies throughout the nation.
6)Query whether the foregoing sentence taints these comments and renders them a lobbying communication.