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See definition of slander on Dictionary.com
  • nounscandalous remark
  • verbmake a scandalous remark

synonyms for slander

  • defamation
  • disparagement
  • libel
  • misrepresentation
  • smear
  • aspersion
  • backbiting
  • calumny
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • dirt
  • hit
  • lie
  • muckraking
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • rap
  • scandal
  • slam
  • slime
  • tale
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • black eye
  • dirty linen
  • mud-slinging
See also synonyms for: slandered / slanders
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antonyms for slander

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • praise
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • nicety
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How to use slander in a sentence

Queen Noor Al Hussein, Hamzah’s American-born mother and a stepmother to the king, tweeted on Sunday that “truth and justice will prevail for all the innocent victims of this wicked slander.”
JORDAN’S ROYAL FAMILY FEUD AND ALLEGED COUP PLOT, EXPLAINEDALEX WARDAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail.
EVAN RACHEL WOOD NAMES MARILYN MANSON IN ABUSE ALLEGATIONS: ‘I AM DONE LIVING IN FEAR OF RETALIATION’SONIA RAOFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
As the actions of slander and libel have been described, only two others require notice, mandamus and quo warranto.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The publication of the same slander by different persons is not a joint tort, it is a distinct wrong done by each slanderer.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The Queen makes a long speech, expressing her deep grief at the calumnies and slander that beset her.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
But if so—what an amazing and incredible thing was the mesh of slander and falsehood in which he had been entangled!
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
She deserves the most severe reprobation for having failed to test her materials before she made public this foul slander.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
It is deserving of remark that in this young society slander was not suffered to go unpunished.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
He did not seem to understand that if he went away he would give people ground for thinking the slander true.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO SLANDER

  • bad-mouthing
  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • kicking around
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • pushing around
  • put-down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
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