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
His descriptions of Sen. Marco Rubio range from laughable to slanderous.The Messy, Sordid Story of Jim Greer, Charlie Crist’s Man to a Fault|Rick Wilson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surely there are enough objectionable facts about the dead man available to make spreading slanderous theories unnecessary.Boris Berezovsky’s Dubious Legacy Lives On in the Kremlin|Garry Kasparov|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Today, Dan Quayle defended his son against “ugly” and “slanderous” charges of writing for a scandalous website.
“I would rather die than sleep another night beneath your slanderous roof,” he cried at the foot of the stairs.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
She had had a bitter experience of what Mrs. Grundy could say, and felt a wholesome dread of that slanderous individual.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
The ‘inventions’ and most slanderous statements regarding most of us are, however, outrageously false and wicked.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
How dare you come into the presence of a Princess inventing such slanderous monstrosities against your superior.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
You will be told, no doubt, that this is a slanderous statement, so let me give you a little evidence.
British Dictionary definitions for slander
- defamation in some transient form, as by spoken words, gestures, etc
- a slanderous statement, etc