Backbiting Synonyms and Antonyms
Part of speech:
Synonyms for Backbiting
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
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To behave spitefully or angrily toward
To be a gossip or engage in gossip
To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
To fail to uphold; disregard or violate:
To attack or injure the reputation or honor of by false and malicious statements; malign, slander, or libel
To levy a false charge against, especially of a vague offense, with the intent to damage someone's reputation or standing.
(Now Rare) To slander; defame
To exist; reside:
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
(Music) To glide over (a series of notes) smoothly without a break.
Antonyms for Backbiting
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
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.