defamatory

[ dih-fam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF defamatory

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFAMATORY

And he threatened to have me arrested for defamatory language.

There is another point connected with this employment of defamatory epithets.

All sorts of defamatory reports were spread abroad about them.

The Archbishop of Salzburg bitterly resents "the calumnious and defamatory charges against them."

Sir Charles has written a defamatory letter, which has closed every house in this county to his victim.

To prove that the defamatory publication complained of is true is an absolute and complete defense.

The said defamatory protest or libel was authenticated by a royal clerk named Diego de Rueda.

And lately he received a letter from his Majesty, along with the defamatory libel of his opponent.

It was not in the words, but in the tone, that Abe Hawley found something unusual and defamatory.

No intent can, make a defamatory publication good, nothing can make it have a good tendency; truth is not pleadable.

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