Examples of libelous in a Sentence
libelous statements about a celebrity for which the tabloid was sued
Recent Examples of libelous from the Web
Weirdly, Roosevelt once had to defend himself against a libelous editorial written by a newspaper owner in a remote part of Michigan.
The copy editor will look for grammatical errors, and sometimes the publisher’s lawyer will check the book to make sure there’s nothing libelous in there, but fact-checking is not part of the standard publisher’s process.
On February 22, reporters from BuzzFeed published a libelous story defaming me specifically, sincerely.
More specifically, Republicans have alleged that the FBI secured a FISA warrant to surveil Trump campaign aide Carter Page, on the strength of libelous opposition research funded by Clinton’s team.
Republicans many of whom, including Dent, would thank you for not affixing to them that libelous label.
The lawsuit was brought by Las Vegas oddsmaker RJ Bell, who alleges a June 2016 story critical of him and his website, Pregame.com, includes statements that are libelous and false.
Other Americans were less polite: Henry Ford of car manufacturing fame republished libelous essays from Germany against Einstein.
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LIBELOUS Defined for English Language Learners
: containing an untrue written statement that causes people to have a bad opinion of someone
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