A false tale or report maliciously uttered, tending to injure the reputation of another; the malicious utterance of defamatory reports; the dissemination of malicious tales or suggestions to the injury of another.
Formerly, defamation generally, whether oral or written; in modern usage, defamation by words spoken; utterance of false, malicious, and defamatory words, tending to the damage and derogation of another; calumny. See the Note under Defamation.
To defame; to injure by maliciously uttering a false report; to tarnish or impair the reputation of by false tales maliciously told or propagated; to calumniate.
Spoken words that tend to injure a person's reputation.
It may seem odd that insurance is available against such a deliberate act as libel and slander, bur a limited insurance market does exist, normally for the large corporations.
a malicious utterance designed to hurt or defame the person about whom it is spoken of. Slander tears others down and causes the speaker to feel powerful.
The publication of defamatory material in a non permanent form eg: by speakingâ€¢ Things People Say
Spoken defamation which tends to injure a person's reputation. (See libel.)
involves the oral dissemination of false information about another individual’s character or reputation.
Face-to-face communication considered harmful to a person's reputation.
A false statement, not fixed in a tangible medium, that harms a personÕs or an organizationÕs reputation. See libel.
Untruthful speech about a person that harms the person's reputation or standing in the community.
Insulting and disrespectful talk about a person that might damage his/her reputation. Slander was illegal in England and her colonies, and a slanderer could be sued by his/her victim.
Slander is a form of defamation that is made by spoken words or gestures that don't exist in permanent form. To prove slander, witnesses must be provided to suggest that the defamation actually occurred and the statement must be proven to be slanderous - to have caused actual financial or material loss.
Spoken words which tend to damage the character or reputation of another.
Spoken defamation of a person in the presence of a third party.
Defamatory verbal statements.
Defamation of a person's character or reputation through false or malicious oral statements. (Compare libel.)
to say something untrue about a person in order to make other people think badly of the person
( diffamation verbale) The oral utterance or spreading of a falsehood harmful to another's reputation.
untrue statements harmful to a person's reputation that are communicated orally.
Base and defamatory spoken works tending to harm another's reputation, business or means of livelihood. Both "libel" and "slander" are methods of defamation, libel being expressed by print, broadcast, writings, pictures, signs or other forms of side publication, while slander is expressed orally.
Oral defamation. The speaking of words that injure a person’s reputation, business, or property rights. See libel and RCW 4.36.120. Class
words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
a spoken defamation, whether that act of speech is public and one-time or recorded and redistributed
Spoken defamation conveying an unfavorable impression about an individual and harming that person's reputation.
Making false and damaging statements about someone's reputation.
Untrue spoken statement which damages someone's character.
Defamation verbal communication. Making false and malicious statements about another.
Defamation by means of the spoken word. The making of an untrue or unjustified statement against another person which tends to lower that person in the eyes of right thinking members of society. See also Defamation Close
Slander is oral defamation, untrue words said aloud as opposed to written down.
Defamation by spoken word or gesture
similar to libel, but spoken instead of published
Spoken false statements that damage the reputation of another person. See also defamation.
Generally, oral statements about another that are false and defamatory. See also Libel and Personal Injury Insurance.
Defamatory (false and injurious) oral statements or gestures.
Oral defamation of a party's reputation. (Also see libel.)
False and defamatory spoken words tending to harm another's reputation, business, or means of livelihood. Slander is spoken defamation; libel is published.
Spoken words which may lower a person in society's estimation.
Act of telling lies to damage someoneâ€(tm)s reputation; also crime of so doing
Defamation that is oral.
The publication of defamatory material in non-permanent (for example oral ) form. See DEFAMATION.
Harmful remarks that might injure a personâ€™s reputation that are made verbally. Libel refers to similar remarks that are made in writing, pictures, etc. In both cases, the remarks must be false and the person who makes the oral or written remarks must know those remarks are untrue. Stare Decisis: Latin for â€œlet the decision stand.â€ This is the doctrine under which courts follow previous court decisions or precedents on questions of law in order to insure certainty, consistency, and stability in the way the law is applied.
Speaking untrue words to injure another's reputation or livelihood.
The oral utterance or spreading of false information which damages a person's reputation.
The speaking of base and defamatory words tending to prejudice another in his reputation, office, trade, business or means of livelihood. Libel and slander are both methods of defamation; the former being expressed by print, writing, pictures, or signs; the latter by oral expressions.
A spoken statement that damages a person's reputation, character, or good name. See also defamation; libel.
Defamation, false words that will damage someone's reputation. See also Libel.
the use of spoken words to harm someone's reputation.
A spoken statement about someone which is personally injurious to the individual.
Spoken words which have a damaging effect on a person's reputation
defamation of character through spoken words.
Verbal or spoken defamation.
Spoken words that misrepresent facts, causing damage to another person's reputation.
False defamation expressed as spoken words, signs or gestures, which cause damage to the character or reputation of the individual being defamed.
Oral defamation of the reputation or character of a person, which could be the basis for a lawsuit.
The oral utterance or spreading of falsehood harmful to another's reputation. Libel is written; slander is spoken.
spoken defamation of another. (See LIBEL)