Definition of traduce in English:

traduce

Line breaks: tra|duce
Pronunciation: /trəˈdjuːs
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

traducement

noun
More example sentences
  • Don't trust their bright shining lies, don't fall prey to their traducements and self-enamored pieties.
  • Now he is turning his attention to another, the politicized traducement of American history.
  • But even within these limits there are misunderstandings and traducements to be avoided.

traducer

noun
More example sentences
  • Those casual, flippant traducers just wouldn't go away.
  • We come not to dominate you, as our traducers allege against us, nor yet to encroach on your own perfect and sacred rights.
  • He said that the traducers of his boss were behind the allegations of corruption against the governor.
Synonyms
defamer, slanderer, calumniator, gossip, vilifier, disparager, denigrator, deprecator, abuser, smearer, detractor
informal mud-slinger, knocker
rare asperser

Origin

mid 16th century (in the sense 'transport, transmit'): from Latin traducere 'lead in front of others, expose to ridicule', from trans- 'over, across' + ducere 'to lead'.

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