1. abuse [əbjúːs];〔中傷〕(a) slander ⇒わるくち(悪口)
    • 悪口雑言を並べ立てる
    • let out a stream of curses/reel off [let loose with] a stream of abuse
  1. 〔中傷〕slander;〔ののしり〕(verbal) abuse
    • 陰で人の悪口を言う[たたく]
    • say bad things about [criticize/slander/abuse/《文》 speak ill of] a person behind his back