verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of slander
OTHER WORDS FROM slander
Example sentences from the Web for slander
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