Origin of slander
OTHER WORDS FROM slander
How to use slander in a sentence
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