Definition of defamer in US English:



  • See defame

    • ‘Putting it another way, in such circumstances the defamer cannot be said to be ‘telling deliberate and injurious falsehoods’.’
    • ‘If this be proved, then even positive belief in the truth of what is published will not enable the defamer to avail himself of the protection of the privilege to which he would otherwise have been entitled.’
    • ‘The defamer might be willing to publish an apology; but to do so would be an act of grace on his part.’
    • ‘Defamation is just that, no matter the race of the defamer.’
    • ‘The like-minded Henry Miller wrote, ‘They call Buñuel everything: traitor, anarchist, pervert, defamer, iconoclast.’