Meaning of defamatory

de•fam•a•to•ry

Pronunciation: (di-fam'u-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. containing defamation; injurious to reputation; slanderous or libelous: She claimed that the article in the magazine was defamatory.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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