Definitions for slanderˈslæn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slander(noun)

    words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

  2. aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration(verb)

    an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. slander(Noun)

    a false, malicious statement (spoken or published), especially one which is injurious to a person's reputation; the making of such a statement

  2. slander(Verb)

    to utter a slanderous statement

  3. Origin: 13th century. From esclandre, from scandalum, from σκάνδαλον.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slander(noun)

    a false tale or report maliciously uttered, tending to injure the reputation of another; the malicious utterance of defamatory reports; the dissemination of malicious tales or suggestions to the injury of another

  2. Slander(noun)

    disgrace; reproach; dishonor; opprobrium

  3. Slander(noun)

    formerly, defamation generally, whether oral or written; in modern usage, defamation by words spoken; utterance of false, malicious, and defamatory words, tending to the damage and derogation of another; calumny. See the Note under Defamation

  4. Slander(verb)

    to defame; to injure by maliciously uttering a false report; to tarnish or impair the reputation of by false tales maliciously told or propagated; to calumniate

  5. Slander(verb)

    to bring discredit or shame upon by one's acts

  6. Origin: [OE. sclandere, OF. esclandre, esclandle, escandre, F. esclandre, fr. L. scandalum, Gr. a snare, stumbling block, offense, scandal; probably originally, the spring of a trap, and akin to Skr. skand to spring, leap. See Scan, and cf. Scandal.]

Anagrams of slander »

  1. darnels, enlards, landers, relands, slandre, snarled


Translations for slander

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • клевета, клеветяBulgarian
  • injuriar, calúmnia, calumniar, injúriaCatalan, Valencian
  • pomluva, pomluvitCzech
  • bagtale, bagvaskelseDanish
  • verunglimpfen, verleumden, VerleumdungGerman
  • συκοφαντία, διασύρω, συκοφαντώ, διαβολή, διαβάλλωGreek
  • difamar, calumnia, calumniarSpanish
  • panetellaFinnish
  • calomnie, calomnierFrench
  • càinScottish Gaelic
  • rágalmazás, rágalom, rágalmazHungarian
  • calunnia, diffamazione, diffamareItalian
  • 中傷, 誹謗Japanese
  • 악담Korean
  • beklaatschenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • tūtara, tarawauMāori
  • клевета, клеветиMacedonian
  • smaad, laster, smadenDutch
  • bakvaskelseNorwegian
  • oszczerstwo, pomówienie, szkalowaćPolish
  • difamar, calúnia, aleivosia, injúria, aleive, injuriar, caluniarPortuguese
  • defăimaRomanian
  • наговаривать, поклёп, порочение, злословить, навет, хулить, порочить, поношение, клеветать, наговор, злословие, хаять, хула, напраслина, очернять, хаянье, клеветаRussian
  • förtal, baktala, förtalaSwedish

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