Definition of libellous in English:

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libellous

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪb(ə)ləs/
(US also libelous)

adjective

Containing or constituting a libel: a libellous newspaper story
More example sentences
  • Posting of slanderous, libelous, abusive or defamatory material is totally prohibited.
  • These damages are measured by how much the libelous statements lower the plaintiff's reputation.
  • The claimant cannot select apparently libellous statements if the passage taken as a whole is not defamatory.
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libellously

adverb
Example sentences
  • I asked my father if I could put the previous post up, as he and my mother are slandered libellously.
  • Various characters, good and bad, from high life and low (many of whom were libellously identified with characters of the day), covet and become corrupted by the golden coin.
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