Synonyms for slander

Synonyms for (noun) slander

Synonyms: defamation, denigration, aspersion, calumny, slander

Definition: an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

Similar words: attack

Definition: strong criticism

Usage: he published an unexpected attack on my work


Synonyms: slander

Definition: words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

Similar words: defamation, traducement, hatchet job, calumniation, calumny, obloquy

Definition: a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions


Similar words: speech act

Definition: the use of language to perform some act

Synonyms for (verb) slander

Synonyms: sully, defame, denigrate, calumniate, besmirch, asperse, slander, smear, smirch

Definition: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

Usage: The journalists have defamed me! The article in the paper sullied my reputation

Similar words: accuse, charge

Definition: blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against

Usage: he charged the director with indifference