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1. slanderous

adjective. ['ˈslændɝəs'] (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign.

Synonyms

  • libellous
  • calumniatory
  • denigrating
  • denigratory
  • libelous
  • harmful
  • calumnious
  • defamatory

Antonyms

  • nontoxic
  • benign
  • wholesome
  • innocuous

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Example sentences of the word slanderous


1. Adjective
To be slanderous, the false statement must have been made within the hearing of a third party.

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