AskDefine | Define revile

Dictionary Definition

revile v : spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews" [syn: vilify, vituperate, rail]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. To attack (someone) with abusive language.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abuse, asperse, bark at, barrack, bawl out, berate, besmirch, bespatter, betongue, blacken, blackguard, call names, calumniate, chaff, chew out, cuss out, cut at, damn, defame, defile, denigrate, dig at, dump on, engage in personalities, epithet, epithetize, execrate, fleer, flout, fulminate against, gibe, heap dirt upon, jab, jab at, jape, jaw, jeer, libel, load with reproaches, malign, mock, muckrake, pooh, pooh-pooh, put down, rag, rail, rail at, rally, rank out, rate, rave against, scoff, scout, slam, slander, slap at, smear, smirch, sneer, sneer at, soil, stigmatize, sully, swear at, swipe, tarnish, taunt, throw mud at, thunder against, tongue-lash, traduce, twit, upbraid, vilify, vituperate, yell at, yelp at
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