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Definition of "libelous" []

  • Involving or constituting a libel; defamatory. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "libelous" in a sentence
  • "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."