Definitions of "libel"
  1. A hurtful statement or portrayal, often in written or printed form, that damages a person's reputation
  2. The act of making public such injurious statements or images
  3. A legal offense involving creating or disseminating damaging statements or images about a person
  4. The act of creating damaging content against another person, with the intent to harm their reputation
  5. A legal action taken by filing a written formal accusation against a ship or goods
How to use "libel" in a sentence
  1. She decided to sue for libel after a false report about her was published in the newspaper.
  2. Spreading defamatory information on social media could be an act of libel.
  3. He was reluctant to express his views openly, fearing a possible libel suit.

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