Synonyms of defamatory in English:

defamatory

adjective

  • 1 the candidates abused the debate forum by exchanging defamatory remarks
    libelous, slanderous, calumnious, scandalmongering, malicious, vicious, backbiting, muckraking; abusive, disparaging, denigratory, insulting
    informal mudslinging, bitchy, catty
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    Word of the day vituperate
    Pronunciation: vɪˈtjuːpəreɪt
    verb
    blame or insult (someone) in strong language...