libelous libelous  /ˈlaɪ bə ləs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

Usage(s):

  1. What was libelous years ago may not be libelous today, and vice versa.
  2. It is a failure, though not the central one, of Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, which opened yesterday to largely libelous reviews, that the star stays dressed for nearly the first hour.
  3. But the remaining material, with its dossiers on his btes rouges, would undoubtedly be more incendiaryand possibly libelous.

News

  1. Christians split on correct way to help the poor

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    on June 15, 2013     Source: Hutchinson News

  2. Scotts Valley students graduate, garner awards

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    on June 15, 2013     Source: Press-Banner

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