Definition of libellous. Meaning of libellous. Synonyms of libellous

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Definition of libellous

libellous
Libelous Li"bel*ous (l[imac]"b[e^]l*[u^]s), a. Containing or involving a libel; defamatory; containing that which exposes some person to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule; as, a libelous pamphlet. [Written also libellous.] -- Li"bel*ous*ly, adv.

Meaning of libellous from wikipedia

- presented as fact must be proven false to be defamatory or slanderous/libellous.[citation needed] Proving adverse public character statements to be true...
- This was an afterpiece that came at the end of a play. It was frequently libellous and scandalous and consisted in the main of dialogue set to music arranged...
- not adhere to the practice of licensing. In some cases, blasphemous or libellous writings were burnt and their authors punished, but it was after production...
- regulations in February 1931, and Goebbels was forced to pay fines for libellous material he had placed in Der Angriff over the course of the previous...
- concerns that the Telegraph was "running with a yarn which is highly libellous". Rush denied the allegations and, on 8 December 2017, announced that...
- May 16, 2014. Spears, Tony (June 6, 2014). "Malicious prof must remove libellous blog posts". Ottawa Sun. Retrieved 17 June 2014. Cobb, Chris (June 5,...
- of real-life characters like Lindbergh, claiming it was "bigoted and libellous of the dead," as well as for its ending, featuring a resolution to the...
- in English courts found some of the leaflet's contested claims to be libellous and others to be true. The original case lasted nearly ten years which...
- Observer As the 'Peterloo M****acre' cannot be otherwise than grossly libellous you will probably deem it right to proceed by arresting the publishers...
- appreciated the removal of certain p****ages that could have been considered libellous, or at least indiscreet), while Edward Garnett preferred the 1926 version...
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