- s (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
- My news bureau has sent me a clipping from your paper of April 21 containing a libellous statement about me; saying, "He (I) attracted no little attention by running amuck and .
- Paul Staines in BBC News
The e-mails are intended to be anonymous smears, they are obscene in cases, and would impossible for a newspaper to publish. They're libellous and they're untrue,Mr Staines told the BBC. "In the e-mails, Damian McBride admits to using...
- Brian Mulroney in Toronto Star
In a statement issued late Monday, Mulroney called the accusations against him "false and horrendously libellous."
- Pete Doherty in Independent
Insisting that he was no longer taking drugs, Mr Doherty said: "The only drugs I had on me were prescription drugs in my implant, but it had gone septic and it's spewing them out. Speaking for myself, I have been clean on this tour. It's libellous...