SLANDER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Slander Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Disgrace; reproach; dishonor; opprobrium.
  2. (v. t.) To defame; to injure by maliciously uttering a false report; to tarnish or impair the reputation of by false tales maliciously told or propagated; to calumniate.
  3. (n.) A false tale or report maliciously uttered, tending to injure the reputation of another; the malicious utterance of defamatory reports; the dissemination of malicious tales or suggestions to the injury of another.
  4. (v. t.) To bring discredit or shame upon by ones acts.
  5. (n.) Formerly, defamation generally, whether oral or written; in modern usage, defamation by words spoken; utterance of false, malicious, and defamatory words, tending to the damage and derogation of another; calumny. See the Note under Defamation.


Synonyms:
Asperse, Aspersion, Besmirch, Calumniate, Calumny, Defamation, Defame, Denigrate, Denigration, Smear, Smirch, Sully,

• Slanderous Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Embodying or containing slander; calumnious; as, slanderous words, speeches, or reports.
  2. (a.) Given or disposed to slander; uttering slander.


Synonyms:
Calumniatory, Calumnious, Defamatory, Libelous,

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