to make false and malicious statements about; slander.
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(transitive) to slander
to make false and malicious statements about; slander. Historical Examples Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal Sarah J Richardson The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll English Past and Present Richard Chevenix Trench Adonais Shelley The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll […]
of, involving, or using calumny; slanderous; defamatory. Historical Examples The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2 Various adjective of or using calumny (of a person) given to calumny adj.
a false and malicious statement designed to injure the reputation of someone or something: The speech was considered a calumny of the administration. the act of uttering calumnies; slander; defamation. Contemporary Examples Thank God Pope Francis Is a Jesuit Jonathan Wright March 15, 2013 Historical Examples The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell The Eternal City […]
of, involving, or using calumny; slanderous; defamatory. Historical Examples The Wandering Jew, Complete Eugene Sue The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton The Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards History of the Rise of the Huguenots Henry Baird The Cid Campeador Antonio de Trueba James Fenimore Cooper Thomas R. Lounsbury […]