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Meaning of SLANDEROUS

Pronunciation:  sl'andurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
 

SLANDEROUS is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: calumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrating, denigrative, denigratory, harmful, libellous, libelous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Slan"der*ous\, a.
1. Given or disposed to slander; uttering slander.
   ``Slanderous tongue.'' --Shak.

2. Embodying or containing slander; calumnious; as,
   slanderous words, speeches, or reports. --
   {Slan"der*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Slan"der*ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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