Definitions for calumniatekəˈlʌm niˌeɪt

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  1. 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"

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  1. calumniate(Verb)

    To make hurtful untrue comments about (someone)

  2. Origin: From calumniatus, perfect active participle of calumnior.

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  1. Calumniate(verb)

    to accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel

  2. Calumniate(verb)

    to propagate evil reports with a design to injure the reputation of another; to make purposely false charges of some offense or crime

  3. Origin: [L. calumniatus, p. p. of calumniari. See Calumny, and cf. Challenge, v. t.]


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