Definition of "calumny"
  1. The act of purposely distorting another's actions or words in a harmful way to damage their reputation, or falsely accusing them of committing a crime
How to use "calumny" in a sentence
  1. He was the subject of a calumny that led to unwanted public scrutiny.
  2. By spreading false information about her colleague, she committed an act of calumny.
  3. Calumny played a part in their heated business rivalry, culminating in a lawsuit.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z