Definitions for calumniatekəˈlʌm niˌeɪt
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defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch(verb)
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"
To make hurtful untrue comments about (someone)
Origin: From calumniatus, perfect active participle of calumnior.
to accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel
to propagate evil reports with a design to injure the reputation of another; to make purposely false charges of some offense or crime
Origin: [L. calumniatus, p. p. of calumniari. See Calumny, and cf. Challenge, v. t.]
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