Smear campaign synonyms
The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
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.
The practice of making unscrupulous, malicious attacks against an opponent, as in a political campaign
To utter or spread slander.
Vilification or slander.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
Find another word for smear campaign. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for smear campaign, like: character assassination, dirty politics, defamation, defamation of character, dirty-pool, injury of reputation, malicious defamation, mudslinging, negative campaign, negative campaigning and personal-attack.