li·​bel·​ee ˌlī-bə-ˈlē How to pronounce libelee (audio)
variants or libellee
: one against whom a libel has been filed in a court

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of libelee was circa 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Libelee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

Legal Definition


variant of libellee

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