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Synonyms for calumnyˈkæl əm ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job(noun)

    a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

    hatchet job, calumniation, calumny, traducement, obloquy, defamation, denigration, aspersion, opprobrium, slander

  2. aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration(noun)

    an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

    hatchet job, calumniation, calumny, sprinkling, traducement, obloquy, defamation, belittling, deprecation, denigration, aspersion, slur, slander


  1. calumny(noun)

    obloquy, defamation, vilification

  2. calumny(noun)

    a falsification or misrepresentation intended to disparage or discredit another.

    obloquy, vilification, defamation

  3. calumny(noun)

    false charges brought about to tarnish another's reputation or standing.

    defamation, obloquy, vilification

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. calumny(n.)

    SLANDER, defamation, aspersion, backbiting, detraction, abuses, scandal, obloquy, false accusation

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List of paraphrases:

slander, libel, slur

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