slander - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] legal 

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/ˈslɑːndə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyslander
he/she/itslanders
present participleslandering
past tenseslandered
past participleslandered
  1. to say something about someone that is not true and is likely to damage their reputation

derived word

slanderer

noun [countable]
singularslanderer
pluralslanderers