Defintions of Slander

Defintions of Slander

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Definitions of slander:
* words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
* defame: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
* aspersion: an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

* Defamation—also called calumny, vilification, slander (for transitory statements), and libel (for written, broadcast, or otherwise published words)—is the communication of a statement that makes a claim, expressly stated or implied to be factual, that may give an individual, business, product ...

* a false, malicious statement (spoken or published), especially one which is injurious to a person's reputation; the making of such a statement; to utter a slanderous statement

* slanderous - calumniatory: (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

* Slanderous - The Blackening is the sixth album by American heavy metal band Machine Head. Recorded in a period of four months, the writing process began in early 2005, and recording concluded in late 2006, the album was released March 26, 2007. ...

* slanderous - Both untrue and harmful to a reputation

* Untrue spoken statement which damages someone's character.

* Anything spoken about an individual that is false and malicious that ridicules them or damages their reputation.

* The act or offence of saying something false or malicious that damages somebody's reputation.

* The oral utterance or spreading of falsehood harmful to another's reputation. Libel is written; slander is spoken.

* Oral defamatory statements or gesture, for example, statements made in a speech. See also, defamation.

* is a separate charge from libel; it is a false and unprivileged verbal statement which does not originate in print.

* Defamation, false words that will damage someone's reputation. See...

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