And so not only are they not defaming Jews or Jewish values—they are, in the way they see fit, trying to support them.
Knox was found guilty of defaming Patrick Lumumba, whom she initially accused of the crime.
The unmitigated gall Kennedy displays in defaming the hard work of dedicated researchers is bad enough.
While defaming Kutler and me, it seeks to turn history upside down based on a distorted reading of one week in March 1973.
The seventh charged him with defaming and scandalizing the witnesses who proved the Popish plot.
I saw you lying there in Their temple, defaming it in blasphemy by your sleep.
He would appear to have devoted himself to the task of blackening poor George's character and defaming him.
What surprises me was that so little intelligence was exhibited in defaming me.
You who have been everywhere vaunting your own Prowess, and defaming the Americans as poltroons!
Then you are likely to give up your plan of punishing the man for defaming and degrading you?
c.1300, from Old French defamer (13c., Modern French diffamer), from Medieval Latin defamare, from Latin diffamare "to spread abroad by ill report, make a scandal of," from dis- suggestive of ruination + fama "a report, rumor" (see fame (n.)). Related: Defamed; defaming.