backbiting definition

  • noun:
    • The action of slandering one without that individual's knowledge.
    • key slander; detraction.
    • The act of slandering the missing; secret calumny.
  • adjective:
    • an individual who slanders or talks defectively of one without see your face's knowledge.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of backbite.

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