Definition of slander in English:

slander

Line breaks: slan|der
Pronunciation: /ˈslɑːndə
 
/

noun

[mass noun] Law

verb

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Derivatives

slanderer

noun
More example sentences
  • Every sermon he would rail against backbiters, slanderers, hypocrites, perverts, etc.
  • But you know, my slanderers will always try to find a reason for bashing me.
  • The press treated them badly because they were slanderers whose stories did not check out.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French esclandre, alteration of escandle, from late Latin scandalum (see scandal).

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