Definition of Maligner

1. Noun. One who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel.




Definition of Maligner

1. n. One who maligns.

Definition of Maligner

1. Noun. Someone who maligns ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maligner

1. one that maligns [n -S] - See also: maligns

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maligner

malignant neuroma
malignant oedema
malignant pustule
malignant scleritis
malignant smallpox
malignant stupor
malignant synovioma
malignant teratoma
malignant tertian fever
malignant tertian malaria
malignant tertian malarial parasite
malignant tumor
malignant tumour
malignantly
maligned
maligner (current term)
maligners
malignified
malignifies
malignify
malignifying
maligning
malignities
malignity
malignly
malignment
maligns
malihini
malihinis
malik

Literary usage of Maligner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Abaddon's Steam Engine, Calumny, Delineated: Being an Attempt to Stop Its by Richard Ferguson, Lover of mercy rejoicing over judgement (1817)
"... feeble strangers, whether they are killed by the slow jaw'd maligner or the sharp shooter, only that the former is most malignant and destructive ! ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"Ueber die Aehn- lichkeiten zwischen den Zellen maligner Neubildungen beim Menschen und denen normaler ..."

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