Definitions

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  • n. One who libels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See libeler, libelist.

Etymologies

to libel + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Monthly Magazine for September 1823, and have little doubt of making the libeller either look very silly or retract his slander.

    Letter 388

  • If he apologizes, he admits to being wrong (very hard for someone with an ego as big as his to do), becomes a confessed libeller (not to mention a laughingstock), faces some damages and sees his credibility as would-be pundit take a big hit.

    And the Raphaelicious dishonesty continues ...

  • Nous vous remercions également de nous envoyer un acompte de 30% et de libeller votre chèque à l'intention de Caroline Plovier et de l'envoyer dès maintenant à Caroline Plovier, 4 rue Martel, 75010 PARIS.

    Archive 2009-02-15

  • Nous vous remercions également de nous envoyer un accompte de 30% et de libeller votre chèque à l'intention de Caroline Plovier et de l'envoyer dès maintenant à Caroline Plovier, 4 rue Martel, 75010 PARIS.

    Archive 2009-02-15

  • The alleged libeller has to prove what they said was true.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Aristophanes, books of grossest infamy, and also for commending the latter of them, though he were the malicious libeller of his chief friends, to be read by the tyrant Dionysius, who had little need of such trash to spend his time on?

    Areopagitica

  • The libeller adds that he suspects that Fontenelle never performed the duties of a Christian but out of contempt for

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Yet Walter so idealised the pretty child whom he had found wandering in the rough streets, and so identified her with her innocent gratitude of that night and the simplicity and truth of its expression, that he blushed for himself as a libeller when he argued that she could ever grow proud.

    Dombey and Son

  • I am only surprised that so vile a libeller as yourself should be allowed to preside at the Dramatic Fund dinner on the 22nd instant.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Personalities will lead to libels even when the libeller has been most innocent.

    Dr. Wortle's school

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