Or was she in fact a maligned victim of elite snobbery (see “pin up girl,” above) by toffee-nosed, Georgetown cocktail-swillers?
And in the end, it seems that Phillips, my old mentor, maligned as he has been by Cuban disinformation, will have the last laugh.
It's a place where minorities are degraded and maligned for fun.
Take Mitt Romney, surely the most maligned front-runner of modern times.
In addition to making fun of the Tea Party, this White House has also maligned and alienated the left.
That maligned lady had performed her duties during the past two years with characteristic ability.
The maligned Mrs. Dott announced that she had a good mind to box his ears.
They bullied and maligned each other, complained, and accused their comrades at my judgment-seat.
You shall be a witness hereafter of how deeply I am maligned.
The most maligned of cities, I called it; and truly I said well.
"to slander," mid-15c., from earlier more literal sense of "to plot, to contrive" (early 15c.), from Old French malignier "to plot, deceive, pervert," from Late Latin malignare "to do maliciously," from malignus (see malign (adj.)). Related: Maligned; maligning.