Definition of slanderous in English:

slanderous

adjective

  • (of a spoken statement) false and malicious.

    ‘slanderous allegations’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He began to make slanderous attacks and false accusations against those who questioned his stories.’
    • ‘Publicly telling someone that they did not belong in a neighborhood could be a very slanderous insult.’
    defamatory, denigratory, disparaging, derogatory, libellous, pejorative, false, untrue, lying, misrepresentative, damaging, injurious, scurrilous, scandalous, poisonous, vicious, opprobrious, malicious, abusive, insulting
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Pronunciation

slanderous

/ˈslɑːnd(ə)rəs//ˈsland(ə)rəs/