un libellous

libelous

[lahy-buh-luhs]
adjective
containing, constituting, or involving a libel; maliciously defamatory.
Also, especially British, libellous.


Origin:
1610–20; libel + -ous

libelously; especially British, libellously, adverb
nonlibelous, adjective
nonlibelously, adverb
unlibellous, adjective
unlibellously, adverb
unlibelous, adjective
unlibelously, adverb
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libelous

adjective
(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign [syn: calumniatory
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