defame defame  /dɪ ˈfeɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (v) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The aggrieved lady said that her former husband was trying to defame her and she would file a defamation suit.

News

  • Morris: Vandalism is fandom for losers

    We live in an age where it is not enough to win games and capture championships. We must also taunt our opponents, chastise them publicly and, yes, damage and defame their history and traditions.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The State

Quotes

  1. "All this stuff about our team being involved in match-fixing started because of a report in some Indian newspapers and since then they have carried out a relentless campaign to defame us," Alam said.
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: Intikhab Alam Source: Times Now.tv

  2. "Although I take some comfort from Will Wyatt's conclusion that no-one consciously set out to defame or misrepresent the Queen in respect of the BBC's preparation for the BBC1 launch, the fact is that serious mistakes were made which put misleading...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Mark Thompson Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. In a communique from Rome, the Cardinal stated that Chavez does not have a "license to insult, defame or slander any Venezuelan citizen."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jorge Urosa Savino Source: VHeadline.com

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