Adjective "Defaming" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Defaming


    Definition:

    1. to attack the good name or reputation of, as by uttering or publishing maliciously or falsely anything injurious; slander or libel; calumniate: The newspaper editorial defamed the politician.

    2. Archaic. to disgrace; bring dishonor upon.

    3. Archaic. to accuse.

    Origin:
    defame

    Examples:

    "authorities can be defaming."