Origin of slander
words often confused with slander
OTHER WORDS FROM slander
How to use slander in a sentence
As tobacco has numerous slanderers, so there are many who know not how to turn tobacco to a good purpose.
He defied all detractors in the most uncompromising way: they were liars and slanderers, and he only wished he knew their names.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
He hopes his slanderers will be punished, or it will be a precedent to others.The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1|William Painter
I declare miscreants and slanderers any who shall think or say the contrary.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
The patient Year had lived through the reproaches and misuses of its slanderers, and faithfully performed its work.
British Dictionary definitions for slander
- defamation in some transient form, as by spoken words, gestures, etc
- a slanderous statement, etc