Definition of maligner in US English:

maligner

noun

  • See malign

    • ‘In other words, do the McCaw maligners - including opposition coaches in this country - have a point when they say he gets a free ride from referees.’
    • ‘In recent years, the internet has provided a new medium for malcontents and maligners to spread fiction as fact to a wide swath of the public through mass distributed e-mails.’
    • ‘Her image was photo montaged, whisper the maligners.’
    • ‘Kevin also gives himself the opportunity to vent a lot of anger and frustration out at the film industry, Internet maligners and, um, more Internet maligners.’
    • ‘It's not simply, as the maligners would have it, a moneygrabbing procedure.’

Pronunciation

maligner

/məˈlīnər//məˈlaɪnər/