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  Definition of slander
  1. an abusive attack on a person''s character or good name
  2. words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
  3. charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
Similar Words: aspersion, calumny, defamation, denigration, defame, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch

 

Hyponyms: mud, assassinate, libel, badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud

 

Derivational Morphology: defame, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch, vilification, malignment, defamation, calumny, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job, aspersion, denigration, slur, blot, spot, stain, defamer, maligner, slanderer, vilifier, libeler, backbiter, traducer

 

Anagrams: snarled

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 誹謗   Dutch: laster  
French: calomnie   German: Verleumdung  
Greek: δυσφήμηση   Italian: calunnia  
Japanese: 中傷   Korean: 악담  
Portuguese: Calúnia   Russian: клевета  
 
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