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Wiktionary

  1. slanderousadjective

    Synonyms:
    defamatory, libelous

  2. slanderousadjective

    Both untrue and harmful to a reputation.

    Synonyms:
    libelous, defamatory

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous, libelous, slanderousadjective

    (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

    Synonyms:
    denigrative, defamatory, libellous, calumniatory, denigratory, libelous, denigrating, calumnious

    Antonyms:
    harmless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slanderousadjective

    Synonyms:
    calumnious, defamatory, libellous, false and malicious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slanderousadjective

    Synonyms:
    defamatory, malicious, vituperative, calumnious, libellous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "slanderous":

    defamatory, libelous

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How to use slanderous in a sentence?

  1. Unknown:

    Follow the habit of asking, 'How do you know' Never accept opinions as facts. Avoid following free advice. Don't trust information given in a discourteous or slanderous spirit. In asking for information, do not disclose what you wish the information to be.

  2. Raphael Chiche:

    Chris Brown has lodged a complaint with the Paris public prosecutor for slanderous accusations, so that an investigation can be conducted, in particular so that light can be shed on the conditions under which this young woman was brought to lodge a complaint against him and, also, check her motivations.

  3. Doug Collins:

    Democrats are abandoning their duty to confront foreign interference in our elections in favor of drawing out their slanderous campaign against the president.

  4. Menander:

    Whosoever lends a greedy ear to a slanderous report is either himself of a radically bad disposition or a mere child in sense.

  5. Glaser Weil:

    At no point in his tenure was there any mention by his superiors or human resources of any misconduct or an inability to adhere to professional conduct, any slanderous accusations to the contrary will be vigorously defended.

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