Translation of slander in Spanish:

slander

calumnia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈslɑːndə//ˈslændər/

noun

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    calumnia feminine
    difamación feminine
    to sue sb for slander querellarse contra algn por injuria
    • to spread slanders about sb levantar calumnias contra algn
    • No need to set him off on a slander suit.
    • A slander case with global connections has been simmering in Chinatown since November.
    • Not long ago, however, the vice president filed a slander suit against some members of the Taiwan media.
    • The slander cases in the years between 1870 and 1890 bear out this assertion.
    • Libel and slander laws are commonly used to punish unacceptable speech.

transitive verb

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    (person) calumniar
    (person) difamar
    (name) deshonrar
    • I respect that you have withheld your name whilst slandering me and all the brownies I live with in brownsville.
    • For their pains, they are slandered and vilified by the likes of Afshah.
    • Now, if Coleman were the responsible journalist he claims to be, don't you think he would have done a little investigation before slandering us again?
    • No more worries about slandering Lee Hsien Yang accidentally.
    • When Vajpayee prevented them from violating court orders on the Babri Masjid site, they started slandering him in public.
    • Without libeling or slandering anybody, can you talk about murders like that in isolation from the political situation?
    • He was shamed by a national radio station who slandered him by suggesting that his favorite band is The Carpenters.
    • His stepmother Zhu treated him badly and always slandered him in the front of his father.
    • These people slandered me in the worst kind of ways, and made me feel like I was worth nothing.
    • I wrote Pejman to tell him I was slandering him, and he wrote back to offer an unsurprisingly able defense against my charges.
    • I asked my father if I could put the previous post up, as he and my mother are slandered libellously.
    • He slandered his comrades and he did it, as I wrote in the May 3 issue of National Review, by ‘Americanizing’ Soviet propaganda.
    • I was too cut off from the world to know that the news of my arrest had broken and that the government was slandering me in the press.
    • He slandered his fellow soldiers, calling them indiscriminate killers and comparing them to Genghis Kahn.
    • Once, a competitor was slandering us to some potential customers.
    • ‘Come along now Mrs. Mason,’ the deputy said with a sigh. ‘You can't go around slandering an innocent man.’
    • Isn't this the same administration which slanders all opponents and threatened to fire an analyst for telling the truth?
    • I have decided to close the thread on DARP and remove the thread which slandered him and I know I MUST offer an explanation.
    • I would like to point out at this juncture that I have never slandered her.
    • When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it; when we are slandered, we answer kindly.