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Noun: slander  slãn-du(r)
  1. Words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
     
  2. An abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    - aspersion, calumny, defamation, denigration
Verb: slander  slãn-du(r)
  1. Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    "The journalists have slandered me!";
    - defame, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch

Derived forms: slanders, slandering, slandered

Type of: accuse, attack, blast, calumniation, calumny, charge, defamation, fire, flack, flak, hatchet job, obloquy, speech act, traducement

Encyclopedia: Slander