libel[ lahy-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF libel
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIBEL
The whole scene is a libel upon Cleopatra and upon womanhood.
Do you now want to libel him, and say that he's marrying you for your money?
But a writer should remember that there is no law of libel to protect a nation.
You might sue us for libel, if you thought we had treated you badly.
He would sue the Argus for libel, which, by the way, he never did.
It was the bravest thing he did, for it threatened his name with an immortality of libel.
His demand for a thorough investigation of the libel was refused.
I trust this is a libel, but, for the sake of the argument, suppose they do.
“Which is a libel on hogs,” observed the other, with a smile.
The expense of hirin' counsel is all on one side if it ever comes to a libel suit.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR LIBEL
- running down
- smear campaign