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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel.

Usage examples (34)
  • Gives a whole new meaning to the term "backbiter."
  • Therefore a tale-bearer is the same as a backbiter.
  • But an informer is apparently the same as a backbiter.
  • McCain is not so much a maverick as he is a backbiter. for more
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