Slander is making a false statement about someone that hurts his reputation.
The utterance of a false statement that harms the reputation of another. Although most state laws require that a defamatory statement be made with knowledge of its falsehood, in some jurisdictions a cause of action exists for negligent defamation. Libel (involving a written false statement, including statements transmitted on the Internet) and slander (spoken, as opposed to written, false statements), are both forms of defamation.
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:
A damaging or disparaging remark; slander; innuendo
The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
A severe criticism or malicious verbal attack meant to ruin someone's reputation.
Find another word for calumny. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for calumny, like: slander, defamation, detraction, lie, aspersion, calumniation, character assassination, denigration, scandal, traducement and vilification.