- adulterating adulterating adj.
1. making impure or corrupt by virtue of extraneous origin;
-- of impurities. the adulterating effect of extraneous
Syn: adulterant [WordNet 1.5]
2. making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; -- of people.
Syn: adulterant. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.