What does defamatory mean?

Definitions for defamatory
dɪˈfæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr idefam·a·to·ry

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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. defamatory(Adjective)

    damaging to someone's reputation, especially if untrue

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defamatory(adj)

    containing defamation; injurious to reputation; calumnious; slanderous; as, defamatory words; defamatory writings

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defamatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defamatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of defamatory in a Sentence

  1. Charles Kurzman:

    To claim there is no cooperation is false and defamatory to the Muslim-American community.

  2. Alan Hoffman:

    This is pretty straightforward. We are not going to sit back and let someone make false and defamatory statements about our company.

  3. Petroceltic International Plc:

    On the basis of the investigation it has conducted to date, the company considers the allegations to be entirely baseless, untrue and defamatory.

  4. James Deen:

    I want to assure my friends, fans and colleagues that these allegations are both false and defamatory, i respect women and I know and respect limits both professionally and privately.

  5. Deidre Berger:

    The defamatory attacks are attempts by Turkish and Egyptian national religious authorities to crush newer forms of religious expression that bridge tradition with democratic values of equality.

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