backbiting

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Present participle of backbite
The action of slandering a person without that person's knowledge

Not given to backbiting.

A person who slanders or speaks badly of a person without that person's knowledge

Am I to have a backbiting wife?.

{n} reproach cast on an absent person
disapproval If you accuse someone of backbiting, you mean that they say unpleasant or unkind things about someone who is not present, especially in order to stop them doing well at work. unpleasant or cruel talk about someone who is not present
A person who slanders or speaks badly of a person without that persons knowledge
Secret slander; detraction
The action of slandering a person without that persons knowledge
{i} act of slandering someone who is not present, act of gossiping, disparagement
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To attack from behind or when out of earshot
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One who engages in backbiting; a backbiter
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To speak badly of an absent individual
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{v} to slander an absent person
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{f} slander one who is not present, gossip, disparage, libel
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{s} slandered, disparaged, belittled
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past of backbite
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To censure or revile the absent
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To wound by clandestine detraction; to censure meanly or spitefully (an absent person); to slander or speak evil of (one absent)
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say mean things
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To make spiteful slanderous or defamatory statements about someone
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{f} slander one who is not present, gossip, disparage, libel
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