KJV Dictionary Definition: slander
1. A false tale or report maliciously uttered. and tending to injure the reputation of another by lessening him in the esteem of his fellow citizens, by exposing min to impeachment and punishment, or by impairing his means of lining; defamation. Slander, that worst of poisons, ever finds an easy entrance to ignoble minds.
2 Disgrace; reproach; disreputation; ill name.
SLA'NDER, v.t. To defame; to injure by maliciously uttering a false report respecting one; to tarnish or impair the reputation of one by false tales, maliciously told or propagated.
SLA'NDERED, pp. Defamed; injured in good name by false and malicious reports.
SLA'NDERER, n. A defamer; one who injures another by maliciously reporting something to his prejudice.
SLA'NDERING, ppr. Defaming.
1. That utters defamatory words or tales; as a slanderous tongue.
2. Containing slander or defamation; calumnious; as slanderous words, speeches or reports, false and maliciously uttered.
3. Scandalous; reproachful.
SL'ANDEROUSLY, adv. With slander; calumniously; with false and malicious reproach.
SL'ANDEROUSNESS, n. The state or quality of being slanderous or defamatory.