Definition of Defames

1. Verb. (third-person singular of defame) ¹



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Definition of Defames

1. defame [v] - See also: defame

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defames

defalcations
defalcator
defalcators
defalk
defalked
defalking
defalks
defamation
defamations
defamatorily
defamatory
defame
defamed
defamer
defamers
defames (current term)
defamiliarisation
defamiliarisations
defamiliarise
defamiliarised
defamiliarises
defamiliarising
defamiliarization
defamiliarizations
defamiliarize
defamiliarized
defamiliarizes
defamiliarizing
defaming
defamingly

Literary usage of Defames

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1. The Literary Movement in France During the Nineteenth Century by Georges Pellissier (1897)
"Boileau defames Ronsard while appropriating his doctrines without being aware of it; and his Art poetique, in which he so openly ridicules the leader of the ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis (1907)
"1 It is held that the press occupies no better position than private persons publishing the same matter, that it is subject to the law and, if it defames, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Spanish Proverbs by John Collins (1823)
"He who defames another is generally slandered in return. Donde menos se pierna salta la liebre.—" The hare starts from where she was least expected. ..."

4. The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1901)
"His great address consists in appearing to favour whilst he defames me, and in giving to his perfidy an air of generosity. 1 Since this was written he has ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"The man who defames another, without a jot of evidence, defames himself. So much for Charles Armitage Brown. " The younger, than her sister not less good, ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, John Leycester Adolphus (1839)
"W. defames (who was admitted 20th November 1832), to hold to him, his heirs and assigns. The question for the opinion of this Court was, whether, ..."

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