Backbiting synonyms and antonyms

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(Archaic) To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong.
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Slander is making a false statement about someone that hurts his reputation.
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A malicious discrediting of someone's character, accomplishments, etc., as by revealing hidden faults or by slander
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To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
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To behave spitefully or angrily toward
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To be a gossip or engage in gossip
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To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
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To fail to uphold; disregard or violate:
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To utter a slanderous statement
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To attack or injure the reputation or honor of by false and malicious statements; malign, slander, or libel
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To levy a false charge against, especially of a vague offense, with the intent to damage someone's reputation or standing.
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False charges brought about to tarnish another's reputation or standing.
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Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
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(Now Rare) To slander; defame
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To exist; reside:
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To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
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(Music) To glide over (a series of notes) smoothly without a break.
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To apply violent force to someone or something.
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Find another word for backbiting. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for backbiting, like: maligning, slander, detraction, denigrating, bitching, gossipping, vilifying, traducing, slandering, defaming and calumniating.