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  Words related to slander

Related / Similar Words: aspersion, calumny, defamation, denigration, defame, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch

 

Definition:
  • an abusive attack on a person''s character or good name;
  • words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another;
  • 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";

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    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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