Definition of Calumniatory

1. Adjective. (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign.




Definition of Calumniatory

1. a. Containing calumny; slanderous.

Definition of Calumniatory

1. Adjective. Containing calumny; slanderous. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calumniatory

calumbas
calumbin
calumet
calumetite
calumets
calumnate
calumniate
calumniated
calumniates
calumniating
calumniation
calumniations
calumniator
calumniators
calumniatory (current term)
calumnies
calumnious
calumniously
calumniousness
calumny
calusterone
calutron
calutrons
calva
calvadoses
calvaria
calvarial
calvarial hook
calvarian

Literary usage of Calumniatory

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1. The Theological and Literary Journal (1860)
"Then they suborned men who said, We have heard him speaking calumniatory words against Moses and God. And they moved the people, and the elders, ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Spec, ignore, defy;—in reference to persons. disparaging, a. depreciatory, deprecia- tive, calumnious, calumniatory, detractive, slighting, derogatory, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"calumniatory, (ka-lum'-ne-a-tar-e) a. False ; slanderous. CAMPHIRE-Tre<, (kam'-f ir) n. ». A tree which grows in the isle of Borneo, and iu Japan. ..."

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