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Meaning of defamatory by Wiktionary Dictionary

defamatory


    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /dɪˈfæmətɹi/

    Adjective

    defamatory ( comparative more defamatory, superlative most defamatory )

    1. damaging to someone's reputation, especially if untrue

    Synonyms

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Explanation of defamatory by Wordnet Dictionary

defamatory


    Adjective
    1. ( used of statements ) harmful and often untrue



    Definition of defamatory by GCIDE Dictionary

    defamatory


    1. Defamatory a. Containing defamation; injurious to reputation; calumnious; slanderous; as, “defamatory words; defamatory writings.”