The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.
If her slander case goes to trial, she faces up to six more years on her sentence.
Her parents are also on trial for slander for repeating her claims to a British newspaper.
When I refused to stop working on the story, Singer filed a slander suit against me to prevent publication of the story.
Obviously, a federal judge so inclined could very easily find that the offensive name constitutes fighting words or slander.
Whoever will slander in politics, will slander in personal squabbles.
When the panic was at its worst they opened their artillery of slander and falsehood.
He may be a financier, and cheat somebody; or a politician, and slander somebody; or a learned man, and hinder wisdom.
I protest that it is a slander, whatever it may have been in former times.
A slander written or printed is likely to have a wider circulation, to make a deeper impression, and to become more injurious.
late 13c., "state of impaired reputation, disgrace or dishonor;" c.1300, "a false tale; the fabrication and dissemination of false tales," from Anglo-French esclaundre, Old French esclandre "scandalous statement," alteration ("with interloping l" [Century Dictionary]) of escandle, escandre "scandal," from Latin scandalum "cause of offense, stumbling block, temptation" (see scandal). From late 14c. as "bad situation, evil action; a person causing such a state of affairs."
c.1300, from Anglo-French esclaundrer, Old French esclandrer, from esclandre (see slander (n.)). Related: Slandered; slandering; slanderer.