defame: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-fām'), [key]
— -famed, -fam•ing.
- to attack the good name or reputation of, as by uttering or publishing maliciously or falsely anything injurious; slander or libel; calumniate: The newspaper editorial defamed the politician.
- to disgrace; bring dishonor upon.
- to accuse.
- defame (Thesaurus)