defamatory

adjective
de·​fam·​a·​to·​ry | \ di-ˈfa-mə-ˌtōr-ē How to pronounce defamatory (audio) \

Legal Definition of defamatory

: tending to disgrace or lower public opinion of a person or to harm a person's reputation

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“Defamatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/defamatory. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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