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Definition of "libellous" []

  • Alternative spelling of libelous. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "libellous" in a sentence
  • "I have posted a comment on that page asking Mr Sherr to set out why exactly the statements he describes would be libellous, that is why such statements would make people think worse of him the legal test for libel."
  • "I once received a three page letter that my lawyer defined as libellous, from an academic colleague, saying I had no right to say what I was saying, especially in public lectures."
  • "His accusers declared that “this book may justly be called libellous, scandalous and seditious.”"