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Definition of "defamatory" []

  • Damaging to someone's reputation, especially if untrue (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "defamatory" in a sentence
  • "He said Wednesday he would file a complaint with Student Judicial Services and consult a lawyer about what he termed defamatory statements. thanks Fadi"
  • "Since the word "defamatory" is strong language, I wanted to respond in print in the same way I have responded to him in person each time we have discussed this issue in interviews that were, from my point of view, a pleasure and a privilege to conduct."
  • "DE and Suzuki Motor remained unresolved on Friday as a deadline set by the Japanese automaker for its partner to retract what it called a defamatory accusation passed without the desired response."