Definition of "defamatory"
  1. A term that refers to something capable of damaging or discrediting someone's reputation or community standing
How to use "defamatory" in a sentence
  1. The article had defamatory statements about the council member, calling her integrity into question.
  2. The celebrity sued the tabloid for printing defamatory comments, claiming they were intentionally fabricated to harm his reputation.
  3. The lawyer advised his client to refrain from making any potentially defamatory comments during the media interview.

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