Definition: (adjective) <i>(Used of statements)</i> Harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign.
Synonyms: defamatory, denigrating, libelous, slanderous.
Usage: He concluded by calling for an investigation, which might dispose of the calumnious report before it had time to spread.
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