• WordNet 3.6
    • n defamer one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Defamer One who defames; a slanderer; a detractor; a calumniator.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n defamer A slanderer; libeler; detractor; calumniator.
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In literature:

But, to put a stop to defamation, let me advise a military excursion.
"The Loyalists, Vol. 1-3" by Jane West
Nor is there any attempt here to defame or injure any section.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
A locksmith's apprentice who had lost some money through the Prudentia violently defamed the character of the bookseller.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
I have done nothing to defame your character, in spite of what has passed.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
And they do say that the evil spirits have visited Salem to defame you.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
What surprises me was that so little intelligence was exhibited in defaming me.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Is the opposite extreme to a defamer, for the one speaks ill falsely, and the other well, and both slander the truth.
"Microcosmography" by John Earle
She defames the great Diana!
"Saronia" by Richard Short
They do not crown the defamers of their idols.
"Waiting for Daylight" by Henry Major Tomlinson
I saw you lying there in Their temple, defaming it in blasphemy by your sleep.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton

In poetry:

Never again shall the manacles gall you
Never again shall the whip stroke defame!
Nobles and Freemen, your destinies call you
Onward to honor, to glory and fame.
"Emancipation" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Oh, Innocence! compell'd to seek the shade,
And pine neglected in the cheerless wild,
Defam'd by Slander, Envy's fav'rite child,
Weep on, for Prudence shuns thee, wretched maid!
"To Prudence" by Charlotte Dacre
Of petty souls whose joy is defamation,
Of malice, envy, cruelty, and greed
Each day supplies its sickening revelation,
And makes imperative my spirit's need
To sleep and to forget.
"To Sleep And Forget" by John Lawson Stoddard
Full ninescore thousand, of th' Assyrian name
Were by an Angel slaughter'd on the plain,
All in one night — because they dar'd defame
The Lord of Hoses, and take his name in vain.
"Against Swearing" by Rees Prichard
Jehovah! Jehovah! I slew him, the scourge and sting of Thy Nation.
Take from me his spirit, take from me the voice of his blood.
With madness I rave--by day and by night, defamation!
Jehovah, release me! Jehovah! if still Thou art God!
"Jael" by Cale Young Rice
Shall the Arctic blame the Torrid? Shall the East defame the West?
Shall the foot rebuke the forehead
That it thinks in lazy rest?
Every creature to its mission, Every bullet to its mark,
Every man in his condition
Wanted for the Church's Ark!
"Individuality" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

The contractor sued Perez for $750,000, claiming Internet defamation.
Michigan Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of Raczkowski defamation lawsuit.
Jailed Kennedy cousin sues Nancy Grace for defamation.
Ariel Winter's mom launches defamation lawsuit.
Vilma advances defamation case, Brees blasts NFL.
Vilma drops complaint against NFL disciplinary process, asks for discovery in defamation case.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jonathan Vilma has asked a federal judge to allow him to move forward with his defamation case against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Jonathan Vilma has asked a federal judge to allow him to move forward with his defamation case against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Woman sued for defamation over negative Yelp review.
A contractor sued his former client for defamation after she left him a negative review on Yelp.
Ariel Winter's mum files defamation lawsuit over abuse comment.
McQueary files defamation suit against Penn State.
NEW ORLEANS—Jon Vilma urged a federal judge Friday to reject NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's motion to dismiss the defamation lawsuit filed against him by the Saints linebacker.
ESPN files motion to dismiss part of Laurie Fine defamation lawsuit.
ESPN filed to dismiss Laurie Fine's defamation lawsuit against the company and argues that its reports were accurate.

In science:

Some colleagues used to apply the defaming expression “post-dictions” to explanations.
Strange Quark Matter Theory
This last affirmation smacks simply of defamation though it is interesting, nonetheless, to try to understand why religion for Sokal (and Bricmont) is a pseudoscience in the same way that astrology is.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms