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DEFAMATORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does defamatory mean? 

DEFAMATORY (adjective)
  The adjective DEFAMATORY has 1 sense:

1. (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

  Familiarity information: DEFAMATORY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEFAMATORY (adjective)


Sense 1defamatory [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

Synonyms:

calumniatory; calumnious; defamatory; denigrating; denigrative; denigratory; libellous; libelous; slanderous

Similar:

harmful (causing or capable of causing harm)


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