Definitions for calumniouskəˈlʌm ni əs; kəˈlʌm ni əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•lum•ni•ouskəˈlʌm ni əs; kəˈlʌm ni əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

also ca•lum•ni•a•to•ry

  1. of, involving, or using calumny; slanderous; defamatory.

Origin of calumnious:

1480–90; < L


Princeton's WordNet

  1. calumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous, libelous, slanderous(adj)

    (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign


  1. calumnious(Adjective)

    possessing the traits of calumny

  2. Origin: From calumniosus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calumnious(adj)

    containing or implying calumny; false, malicious, and injurious to reputation; slanderous; as, calumnious reports


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