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13th century. From Old French esclandre, from Ecclesiastical Latin scandalum (stumbling block, temptation), from Ancient Greek σκάνδαλον (skándalon, scandal).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈslɑːndə/, /ˈslandɚ/

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slander (countable and uncountable, plural slanders)

  1. A false or unsupported, malicious statement (spoken, not written), especially one which is injurious to a person's reputation; the making of such a statement.

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slander (third-person singular simple present slanders, present participle slandering, simple past and past participle slandered)

  1. To utter a slanderous statement; baselessly speak ill of.

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  • glorify (baselessly speak well of)

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