Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Slandered or libeled.
  • In heraldry, deprived of its tail: said of a beast used as a bearing. Also diffamed.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of defame.

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Examples

  • Still, Dosanjh is considering "legal options" for having his name defamed, so it's possible that the story might not die.

    hypocrisy

  • "And, yet, you will see your son's name defamed in the moment of his glory."

    The Scarlet Feather

  • The Irish News has been ordered to pay 25,000 pounds restitution to a restaurant it "defamed" in a negative review.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The Irish News has been ordered to pay 25,000 pounds restitution to a restaurant it "defamed" in a negative review.

    Uh-oh.

  • I'm sitting here chuckling at all the comments about how Clinton and Berger are being "defamed".

    In New Letter, Clinton's Lawyers Demand ABC Yank Film

  • On another note, why do you say that Microsoft has been "defamed" yet make no mention of Firefox?

    Proof that the best of us can be taken: Microsoft Firefox Professional

  • Bam confirmed that the council's attorneys were issuing summonses against various groups which had "defamed" the council by spreading "malicious lies" about its dirty handling of government funds.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The sermon, recorded some time ago, talks about assassinating those who have "defamed" the Prophet Mohammed - citing one religious authority as saying

    FrontPage Magazine

  • The sermon, recorded some time ago, talks about assassinating those who have "defamed" the Prophet Mohammed - citing one religious authority as saying

    Jihad Monitor

  • The sermon, recorded some time ago, talks about assassinating those who have "defamed" the Prophet Mohammed - citing one religious authority as saying

    FrontPage Magazine

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