What do you call a person who spreads lies?

What do you call a person who spreads lies?

Scandalmonger — “A person who stirs up public outrage towards someone or their actions by spreading rumours or malicious gossip.” OxfordDictionaries.

How do you politely tell someone they are a liar?

Tell them that you’re in a place right now where you might be able move on, even if there is more that you don’t know. But also tell them that this might not be the case if more lies come to light later on. But don’t just say, “Is there anything else you’d like to tell me?” This will likely be met with silence.

What is another word for spreading lies?

What is another word for spreading lies about?

casting aspersions on berating
spreading tales about dragging someone’s name through the mud
caricaturing running a smear campaign against
accusing falsely casting aspersion
dragging through the mire spreading scandal about

What is the word for falsely accusing someone?

A false accusation intended to damage someone’s reputation. smear. libel. slander. defamation.

scandalmonger. a person who spreads malicious gossip. blabbermouth, talebearer, taleteller, tattler, tattletale, telltale.

What to do if people are spreading false rumors?

Be civil and keep your head high and talk to the person honestly about why he or she spread the rumor and acknowledge the trouble it’s caused without looking too upset. Say something like, “I know we’re not exactly best friends, but spreading false rumors about me is not the way to resolve our issues.”

What to do if someone lies about you?

Just make certain you are honest and direct with the person who lied. Don’t go to others with the lie when you know it’s better handled privately between you and the liar. There are many times when reporting a lie is the right thing to do, both ethically and practically.

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