Example sentences for: defamatory

How can you use “defamatory” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For weeks afterward, his former aide and current foreign minister issued a pro-Serbian, anti-NATO line and decried claims of anti-Albanian atrocities as defamatory.

  • The printing technology company Presstek Inc. is suing three people it identified as short-sellers of its stock, who, Presstek says, posted defamatory and inaccurate statements about the company in various online chat groups in an attempt to drive down the stock price.

  • I am reluctant to dignify his hatchet job with a lengthy reply, but some of his claims are so defamatory that they should be addressed, if only for the record.

  • Lord Justice Peter Gibson ruled that these words could never convey that defamatory meaning: "I could have wished Miss Norman had told the hoary old joke contained in the subject of this libel action as it would have shown that, in addition to possessing the remarkable vocal and dramatic talents which have made her world-famous as a distinguished opera singer, she had an engaging sense of humour.

  • On the less serious, but still scholarly, side, we will refer to the hilarious Studies Out in Left Field: Defamatory Essays Presented to James D. McCawley On His 33rd or 34th Birthday .

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