Synonyms of defamation in English:

defamation


See definition of defamation

noun

1‘he sued the newspaper for defamation’

SYNONYMS
libel, slander, character assassination, defamation of character, calumny, vilification, traducement, obloquy, scandal, scandalmongering, malicious gossip, tittle-tattle, backbiting, aspersions, muckraking, abuse, malediction
disparagement, denigration, detraction, derogation, opprobrium, censure, criticism
smear, slur, lie, false report, smear campaign, rumour, insult
informal mud-slinging, slagging-off, knocking, bitching
North American informal bad-mouthing
archaic contumely
ANTONYMS

commendation