libellous

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li·bel·ous

also li·bel·lous  (lī′bə-ləs)
adj.
Involving or constituting a libel; defamatory.

li′bel·ous·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.libellous - (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"

libellous

Translations
قَذْفي، تَشْهيري
nactiutrhačný
injurierende
becsületsértõrágalmazó
ærumeiîandi
nactiutŕhačský
onur kırıcı

libellous

libelous (US) [ˈlaɪbələs] ADJdifamatorio, calumnioso

libellous

[ˈlaɪbələs] adjdiffamatoire

libellous

, (US) libelous

libellous

libelous (Am) [ˈlaɪbələs] adjdiffamatorio/a

libel

(ˈlaibəl) noun
the legal term for something written which is harmful to a person's reputation.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈlibelled , (American) ˈlibeled
to damage the reputation of (someone) by libel.
ˈlibellous adjective
ˈlibellously adverb
References in periodicals archive ?
For 13 months, the Hizmet movement had been libelously labeled by them as "spies," "traitors," "Hashhashin," "thieves," "a terrorist organization" and "conspirators.
If, as I libelously suspect but cannot firmly document, there are at least some such faculty and staff who treat the law in this case as other than something to be obeyed, it would support the larger thesis of this Article.
I swear it is based on five or six girls, some known personally and some by talk, and often I changed the facts to avoid libel with resulting character a real person evidently and libelously Luce-ian.