from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Involving or constituting a libel; defamatory.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. defamatory, libeling, referring to something that causes harm to someone's reputation especially with malice or disregard.
- adj. meeting the legal standards for libel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing or involving a libel; defamatory; containing that which exposes some person to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing a libel; of the nature of a libel; defamatory; containing that which exposes to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule: as, a libelous picture.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's emblematic that the extreme leftoblob Michael Moore has even hijacked the title libelous Westphobia "Fahrenheit 9/11".
God; many virtues, according to the common use of that term; many beautiful and graceful charities; and, by such kind of evidences, or proofs, they repel, sometimes with scorn, what they call the libelous, or even the insulting doctrine of total depravity.
The district's law firm in 2007 threatened to sue Tetley for what it termed libelous statements posted on www. gisdwatch.com.
Here’s my thinking: There’s some controversy over whether a court may enjoin libelous statements after a finding on the merits that the statements are indeed libelous.
The link between Santelli and the so-called astroturfing groups "is potentially libelous, which is, I assume, why the article disappeared this morning," wrote McArdle.
The link between Santelli and the so-called astroturfing groups 'is potentially libelous, which is, I assume, why the article disappeared this morning,' wrote McArdle.
Like most blogs, these so-called libelous statements seemed to be opinions, not presented as factual statements.
HARTFORD (AP) - A Connecticut woman has been ordered to pay $88,000 to her daughter's former swim team coach for what a judge called a libelous e-mail campaign that repeatedly used the word "pedophile."
So I'd like to call for an end to this kind of libelous characterization.
Google to fight Spanish demands to remove 'libelous' links