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...
- 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...
- 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...
- for the police. An apology was also placed on the Sky News website, the libellous material removed and Murat's costs were paid. November 2010 – the Attorney...
- November 2012. In contrast, Bercow "consistently denied that her tweets were libellous" and in December 2012 she appointed the law firm Carter-Ruck to defend...
- 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...
- concerns that the Telegraph was "running with a yarn which is highly libellous". Rush denied the allegations and, on 8 December 2017, announced that...
- action against 70 individuals for tweets which they perceived to be either libellous or tantamount to har****ment, related to their campaign against antisemitism...
- from the Kolhati community that the book be banned as they consider it libellous. "Noted Marathi writer Kale p****es away". Zee News. 21 February 2007....
- 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...
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