calumnious calumnious


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


  1. During a mad contest for the 100 vacant parliamentary seats, the art of calumnious oratory was carried to heights seldom or never attained before.
  2. To Senator Smoot, apologies if PTI'S report on his golfing prowess was calumnious.


  • The final go-ahead "conformed to all the laws applied at the time", added Socrates, who threw back "all calumnious insinuations" that "are aimed at hitting me personally and to politically weaken me".
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Jose Socrates Source: AFP

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