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Synonyms for slander
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slander(noun)

    words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

    Synonyms:
    denigration, calumny, aspersion, defamation

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

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

    Synonyms:
    hatchet job, calumniation, calumny, sprinkling, traducement, obloquy, defamation, belittling, deprecation, denigration, aspersion, slur

  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"

    Synonyms:
    besmirch, smudge, asperse, maculate, taint, smear, smutch, calumniate, tarnish, denigrate, minimize, blur, defile, sully, stain, daub, smirch, defame, corrupt, belittle, cloud, derogate

Wiktionary

  1. slander(verb)

    Synonyms:
    libel, defame

  2. slander(verb)

    to utter a slanderous statement

    Synonyms:
    defame, libel

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slander

    To slander a person is to utter a false and injurious report concerning him; to defame is specifically and directly to attack one's reputation; to defame by spoken words is to slander, by written words, to libel. To asperse is, as it were, to bespatter with injurious charges; to malign is to circulate studied and malicious attacks upon character; to traduce is to exhibit one's real or assumed traits in an odious light; to revile or vilify is to attack with vile abuse. To disparage is to represent one's admitted good traits or acts as less praiseworthy than they would naturally be thought to be, as for instance, by ascribing a man's benevolence to a desire for popularity or display. To libel or slander is to make an assault upon character and repute that comes within the scope of law; the slander is uttered, the libel written, printed, or pictured. To backbite is to speak something secretly to one's injury; to calumniate is to invent as well as utter the injurious charge. One may "abuse," "assail," or vilify another to his face; he asperses, calumniates, slanders, or traduces him behind his back.

    Synonyms:
    asperse, backbite, calumniate, decry, defame, depreciate, disparage, libel, malign, revile, traduce, vilify

    Antonyms:
    defend, eulogize, extol, laud, praise, vindicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slander

    Synonyms:
    asperse, defame, calumniate, vilify, abuse, scandalize, traduce, belittle, blacken

    Antonyms:
    praise, laud, honor, vindicate, defend, panegyrize, eulogize, shield, commend

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slander(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    defame, calumniate, vilify, scandalize, decry, reproach, malign, traduce, brand, blacken, asperse, backbite, libel, lampoon, satirize, run down, inveigh against

  2. slander(n.)

    Synonyms:
    defamation (maliciously uttered), CALUMNY, aspersion, detraction, backbiting, scandal, obloquy, libel, lampoon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slander(n)

    Synonyms:
    defamation, calumny, aspersion, libel, vilification, scandal, abuse, traducement, backbiting, roorback, vituperation

  2. slander(v)

    Synonyms:
    malign, defame, traduce, asperse, vilify, calumniate, backbite, scandalize, libel

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How to use slander in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Slander is the biggest occupation of a man who produces nothing but lies!

  2. Donald Trump:

    After three years of lies and smears and slander, the Russia hoax is finally dead. The collusion delusion is over, the Russia witch hunt was a plan by those who lost the election to try and illegally regain power by framing innocent Americans – many of them, they suffered – with an elaborate hoax.

  3. Lu Wei:

    Indeed, we do not welcome those that make money off China, occupy China's market, even as they slander China's people. These kinds of websites I definitely will not allow in my house.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The best armor against slander is having an honorable past. A good name is always made of smear-proof material.

  5. Zhao Lijian:

    It is only using this as a pretext to oppress Chinese companies, destabilize Xinjiang and slander China's Xinjiang policy.


Translations for slander

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  • افتراءArabic
  • 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
  • לשון הרעHebrew
  • 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
  • அவதூறுTamil

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