HyperDic: slanderous

English > 1 sense of the word slanderous:
ADJECTIVEallslanderous, calumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous, libelous(used of statements) harmful and often untrue
slanderous > pronunciation
Soundsslae'nderahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > slanderous: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign.
Synonymscalumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous, libelous
BroaderharmfulCausing or capable of causing harm
Spanishcalumniador, calumnioso, denigrador, denigratorio, desacreditador, desprestigiador, difamador, difamatorio
Catalancalumniador, calumniós, denigrador, denigrant, denigratori, desacreditador, desprestigiador, difamador, difamatori
Nounsslanderan abusive attack on a person's character or good name
slanderwords falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
Adverbsslanderouslyin a false / false and slanderous and defamatory manner

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