Definition of slanderous in English:

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slanderous

Pronunciation: /ˈslandərəs/

adjective

(Of a spoken statement) false and malicious: slanderous allegations
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  • I'm not going to miss the mud-slinging, slanderous, nasty ads on the radio.
  • Posting of slanderous, libelous, abusive or defamatory material is totally prohibited.
  • Prudie only mentions this because to repeat such an accusation, should it be untrue, would be slanderous.
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slanderously

Pronunciation: /ˈsland(ə)rəslē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • However, some of what are slanderously called ‘illegal settlements’ on the West Bank are really resettlements of areas populated by Jews.
  • Modern apologists slanderously depict the Meccan heathens as fanatics intolerant of Mohammed's innovative cult.
  • You might expect it would have been for slanderously questioning King's integrity.

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Syllabification: slan·der·ous

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