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1. Law Oral communication of false and malicious statements that damage the reputation of another.
2. A false and malicious statement or report about someone.
v. slan·dered, slan·der·ing, slan·ders
To utter a slander about. See Synonyms at malign.
To utter or spread slander.

[Middle English slaundre, from Old French esclandre, alteration of escandle, from Latin scandalum, cause of offense, stumbling block; see scandal.]

slan′der·er n.
slan′der·ous adj.
slan′der·ous·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.slanderously - in a false and slanderous and defamatory manner; with slander or calumny


[ˈslɑːndərəslɪ] ADVcalumniosamente


[ˈslɑːndrəslɪ] advcalunniosamente
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But I have been always the same in all my actions, public as well as private, and never have I yielded any base compliance to those who are slanderously termed my disciples, or to any other.
Slanderously, Miro claims that Sheikh Salman briefed the IOC on the details of the new sports law in a message, Fulaiteh said.
This charming lady describes me slanderously and without a shred of evidence as a "bully boy" and accuses Corbyn supporters of "deluding a new generation" with the same extremist "claptrap" that gripped the party 30 years ago.