Traduce is to say mean and untrue things about a person or thing, or to betray.
To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
Tarnish is defined as to spoil or to discolor the surface of a piece of metal.
Stain is defined as to dirty, dishonor or to apply some sort of coloring.
To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
(Dial.) To stain, smirch, or sully
Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
To revile is to criticize in an abusive or hostile way, or to spread negative information about.
In a foul manner.
(Intransitive) To take away (something from something else) in a way which leaves it lessened. [from 16th c.]
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To damage the reputation, character, or good name of (someone) by slander or libel.
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
The definition of belittle means to speak about someone or something in a way to make it seem less important.
The definition of backbite is to say mean or slanderous things about someone else.
(Now Rare) To slander; defame
To serve incorrectly or dishonestly as an official representative of.
The definition of accuse is to say another person is at fault for doing something wrong.
To maintain or affirm:
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To utter a curse or curses; swear; blaspheme
Insult is defined as to speak with rudeness or to say something to offend.
Find another word for maligns. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for maligns, like: traduces, vilifies, tarnishes, stains, smears, slurs, slanders, reviles, fouls, derogates and denigrates.