- 1to behave badly in a way that makes you or other people feel ashamed disgrace yourself I disgraced myself by drinking far too much. disgrace somebody/something He had disgraced the family name.
- 2be disgraced to lose the respect of people, usually so that you lose a position of power He was publicly disgraced and sent into exile. a disgraced politician/leader
NAmE//dɪsˈɡreɪs//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disgrace
he / she / it disgraces
past simple disgraced
-ing form disgracing