GRE Word List

DEFAME

harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory

The meaning of the word defame is harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory.

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