libellous


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Related to libellous: slanderous, defamatory

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 classic literature ?
He grew libellous about phosphates; he dragged greasy "Orange Judd" books from his bunk and intoned them, wagging his finger at Harvey, to whom it was all Greek.
It was clear that Lydgate, by not dispensing drugs, intended to cast imputations on his equals, and also to obscure the limit between his own rank as a general practitioner and that of the physicians, who, in the interest of the profession, felt bound to maintain its various grades,-- especially against a man who had not been to either of the English universities and enjoyed the absence of anatomical and bedside study there, but came with a libellous pretension to experience in Edinburgh and Paris, where observation might be abundant indeed, but hardly sound.
But I am not bound to respect a libellous bust of him.
Omer, after he had uttered this libellous pleasantry.
The government branded the OCCRP report as libellous and devoid of reality while the law firm's CEO Stathis Lemis said it would take legal action for spreading false news and libel adding that it was 'unacceptable' for the island's media to re-report libellous claims.
He claimed that the alleged libellous words in the article meant that he was involved in crime and had abetted in the 1MDB financial scandal, was a person with no morals and integrity, was unethical and had abused his power when he was the AG.
Section 2 of RA 3326 states that: "Prescription shall begin to run from the day of the commission of the violation of the law, and if the same be not known at the time, from the discovery thereof and the institution of judicial proceeding for its investigation and punishment." Ressa and her co-accused, through Free Legal Assistance Group's Theodore Te, their legal counsel, used as reference to challenge the DoJ's position a Supreme Court decision in 2014, which said cyberlibel was "not a new crime, but is one already punishable under Article 353 (of the Revised Penal Code or RPC)." Article 353 of the RPC provides that libel or other similar offences shall be prescribed in one year, which means one cannot be sued for the offence one year after a purportedly libellous story is published.
The anti graft Chairman dragged the publishers of the newspaper before an Ikeja High Court, claiming N5 billion in damages, and also demanding that the Sun Newspapers publish an apology and also retract the libellous publications.
LONDON -- A British parliamentary team has rejected a lobby petition demanding a parliamentary debate on the issue of deportation of former Pakistani finance minister Ishaq Dar, describing its contents as 'libellous'.
Summary: Washington, DC [United States], August 4 (ANI): The Newseum, an unusual museum which aims to increase the visitors' understanding of the significance of a free press and the First Amendment, is now selling merchandise products with United States President Donald Trump's libellous slogans like "Fake News" on t-shirts and "Make America Great Again" on hats.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III has earlier written INQUIRER.net requesting that the articles be taken down from the website, saying the claims and allegations contained there did not happen and therefore are fake news and libellous.
In a statement on micro-blogging site Twitter, she said that she has known that that book is unlikely to be published in the United Kingdom due to its libellous content as they have strong defamation laws.