Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Containing or implying calumny; slanderous or defamatory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. possessing the traits of calumny

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing or implying calumny; false, malicious, and injurious to reputation; slanderous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Using calumny; containing or implying calumny; injurious to reputation; slanderous: as, “calumnious knave,” ; “calumnious mis-statements,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

From Late Latin calumniōsus. (Wiktionary)

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