Slander is making a false statement about someone that hurts his reputation.
A malicious discrediting of someone's character, accomplishments, etc., as by revealing hidden faults or by slander
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
To behave spitefully or angrily toward
To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
Traduce is to say mean and untrue things about a person or thing, or to betray.
Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
(Now Rare) To slander; defame
To exist; reside:
To be a gossip or engage in gossip
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To attack or injure the reputation or honor of by false and malicious statements; malign, slander, or libel
To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
(Music) To glide over (a series of notes) smoothly without a break.
Find another word for backbiting. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for backbiting, like: slander, calumny, detraction, lie, praise, encouragement, bitching, vilifying, traducing, slandering and scandalizing.