But I thank God there are three things which consume the slanderers.
I cannot meet the whole array of these slanderers, but upon this one I will fix.'
Write over the doorway of your residence, “No admission for slanderers.”
Now the play commences with the meeting of the Two slanderers.
I find only slanderers, and my eye wakes the whole night while they persecute my soul.
But slanderers blame, in individuals, what belongs to the species.
Four classes do not receive the presence of the Shechinah: scorners, liars, flatterers, and slanderers.
You see, it gave his slanderers a handle and they made the most of it.
To be ourselves the slanderers of our own just and religious deeds!
She said that slanderers had arisen to tell him the wicked stories he had heard.
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.