Libelous Definition

lībə-ləs
adjective
Of the nature of, or involving, libel or a libel.
Webster's New World
Given to writing and publishing libels; defamatory.
Webster's New World

(US) Defamatory, libeling, referring to something that causes harm to someone's reputation especially with malice or disregard.

The accusation was libelous, full of falsehoods, spite and malice.
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(US) Meeting the legal standards for libel.

The court found the statement was not libelous because it was true.
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