Synonyms of backbiting in English:

backbiting

noun

  • 1 the backbiting between Democrats and Republicans has become tiresome
    malicious talk, spiteful talk, slander, libel, defamation, abuse, character assassination, disparagement, denigration, vilification, vituperation, calumny; slurs, aspersions
    informal bitching, bitchiness, cattiness, mudslinging, bad-mouthing, dissing
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    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    adjective
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