calumniatory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj calumniatory (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Calumniatory Containing calumny; slanderous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • calumniatory Slanderous: as, “calumniatory information,”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Calumniatory of the nature of calumny: slanderous
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. calumnia, prob. for calvomnia, from calvi, calvĕre, to deceive.