Synonyms of defamatory in English:

defamatory


See definition of defamatory

adjective

1‘there were defamatory statements in the book’

SYNONYMS

libellous, slanderous, defaming, calumnious, calumniatory, vilifying, traducing, scandalous, scandalmongering, malicious, vicious, backbiting, muckraking, abusive, maledictory, maledictive

disparaging, denigratory, detracting, derogatory, censorious, critical

insulting, slurring, injurious

informal mud-slinging, bitchy, catty

archaic contumelious

ANTONYMS

complimentary