Synonyms of 'slanderous'
defamatoryDictionary, libellous, abusive
He wanted an explanation for what he described as `slanderous' remarks.
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Abusive language is extremely rude and insulting.
He was alleged to have used abusive language.
of or using calumny
Speech or writing that is defamatory is likely to damage someone's good reputation by saying something bad and untrue about them.
The article was highly defamatory.
Thesaurus for slanderous from the Collins English Thesaurus
A spoken statement that is slanderous is untrue and intended to damage the reputation of the person that it refers to.