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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.]
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|Adj.||1.||slanderous - (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign|
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
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adjective defamatory, libellous, abusive, malicious, damaging, calumnious He wanted an explanation for what he described as `slanderous' remarks.
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slanderous[ˈslɑːndərəs] adj → calomnieux/euse (LAW) → diffamatoire
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adj → verleumderisch
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slanderous[ˈslɑːnd/ərəs] adj → calunnioso/a (Law) → diffamatorio/a
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