HyperDic: hatchet_job

English > 1 sense of the expression hatchet job:
NOUNcommunicationhatchet job, defamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducementa false / false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
English > hatchet job: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA false / false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions.
Synonymsdefamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement
Narrowercharacter assassination, assassination, blackwashAn attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
libelA false / false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
name, epithetA defamatory or abusive word or phrase
name calling, namesverbal abuse
slanderwords falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
smear, vilification, malignmentslanderous defamation
Broaderdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
Spanishcalumnia, difamación, maledicencia, traducement
Catalancalúmnia, difamació, maldiença, maledicència, traducement

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