- libellous (UK)
- (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.
- (US) meeting the legal standards for libel.
- The court found the statement was not libelous because it was true.
- See also Thesaurus:defamatory
meeting the legal standards for libel
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