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 Harder:

    The New York Times' allegations of fraud and tax evasion are 100 percent false, and highly defamatory, there was no fraud or tax evasion by anyone. The facts upon which The Times bases The Times false allegations are extremely inaccurate.

  2. Michael Avenatti:

    We did not force the President to issue this defamatory tweet, we stated immediately after it was issued that we were going to be bringing this claim either in the LA case or in a separate matter. And that's exactly what we've done.

  3. Alan Hoffman:

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

  4. Jon Fine:

    It is our understanding that your client's representatives, including The Washington Post, continue to pursue and to disseminate these false and spurious allegations in a manner that is injurious to American Media and American Media executives, accordingly, we hereby demand that you cease and desist such defamatory conduct immediately. Any further dissemination of these false, vicious, speculative and unsubstantiated statements is done at your client's peril.

  5. 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.

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