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...
- was an afterpiece which 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...
- libr- book Latin liber, libri interlibrary, libel, libellant, libellee, libellous, librarian, library, libretto lig- bind Latin ligare, ligatus ligament...
- 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...
- Observer As the 'Peterloo M****acre' cannot be otherwise than grossly libellous you will probably deem it right to proceed by arresting the publishers...
- concerns that the Telegraph was "running with a yarn which is highly libellous". Rush denied the allegations and, on 8 December 2017, announced that...
- Retrieved 19 December 2016. "MailOnline forced to pay out £150k over libellous Katie Hopkins column". ITV News. 19 December 2016. Retrieved 19 December...
- form of a beetle, and blackmails her to force her to stop writing her libellous stories. Not wanting his tournament winnings, Harry gives them to Fred...
- a single l in scandalous and perilous, but the "ll" in marvellous and libellous. For -ee, British English has libellee. For -age, British English has...
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