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verb (used with object), defamed, defaming.
to attack the good name or reputation of, as by uttering or publishing maliciously or falsely anything injurious; slander or libel; calumniate:
The newspaper editorial defamed the politician.
Archaic. to disgrace; bring dishonor upon.
Archaic. to accuse.
verb (transitive)
to attack the good name or reputation of; slander; libel
(archaic) to indict or accuse


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