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One who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel.  Synonyms: backbiter, libeler, maligner, slanderer, traducer, vilifier.

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"Defamer" Quotes from Famous Books

... animal? We have taught him our vices, and he fools us to the top of our bent. The cat, however, is equally free from illusions and from hypocrisy. If we aspire to a petty omnipotence, she, for one, will pay no homage at our shrine. Therefore has her latest and greatest defamer, Maeterlinck, branded her as ungrateful and perfidious. The cat of "The Blue Bird" fawns and flatters, which is something no real cat was ever known to do. When and where did M. Maeterlinck encounter an obsequious ...
— Americans and Others • Agnes Repplier

... and insubordinate chieftain for an instant, his expression one of haughty, fearless contempt and hate, and then without drawing a weapon and without uttering a word he hurled himself at the throat of his defamer. ...
— A Princess of Mars • Edgar Rice Burroughs

Words linked to "Defamer" :   disparager, detractor, slanderer, knocker, depreciator, defame

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