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backbiting
n. act of slandering someone who is not present, act of gossiping, disparagement
 
backbite
v. slander one who is not present, gossip, disparage, libel

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Backbiting
Backbiting or tale-bearing is to slander someone in their absence — to bite them behind their back. Originally, backbiting referred to an unsporting attack from the rear in the blood sport of bearbaiting.

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backbite

Verb
1. say mean things
(synonym) bitch
(hypernym) complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
(derivation) defamer, maligner, slanderer, vilifier, libeler, backbiter, traducer


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backbiting
Rzecz. obgadywanie kogoś za jego plecami

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Backbiting
(n.)
Secret slander; detraction.
  

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About

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