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Definition of slander verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

slander

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈslændər//
 
slander somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slander
 
he / she / it slanders
 
past simple slandered
 
-ing form slandering
 
 
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to make a false spoken statement about someone that is intended to damage the good opinion that people have of them He angrily accused the investigators of slandering both him and his family. compare libel
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: slander

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