• (n.) A brief writing of any kind, esp. a declaration, bill, certificate, request, supplication, etc.
  • (n.) Any defamatory writing; a lampoon; a satire.
  • (n.) A malicious publication expressed either in print or in writing, or by pictures, effigies, or other signs, tending to expose another to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule. Such publication is indictable at common law.
  • (n.) The crime of issuing a malicious defamatory publication.
  • (n.) A written declaration or statement by the plaintiff of his cause of action, and of the relief he seeks.
  • (v. t.) To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon.
  • (v. t.) To proceed against by filing a libel, particularly against a ship or goods.
  • (v. i.) To spread defamation, written or printed; -- with against.

Compare libel with other words:

gossip vs. libel

besmirch vs. libel

gibel vs. libel

libel vs. liber

label vs. libel

asperse vs. libel

insult vs. libel

defamatory vs. libel

calumny vs. libel

libel vs. trolling

libel vs. talk

liable vs. libel

libel vs. slur

aspersion vs. libel

libel vs. traduce

libel vs. opprobrium

detractor vs. libel

defame vs. libel

defamation vs. libel

libel vs. libelous

libel vs. libelist

libel vs. libeler

libel vs. libelant

libel vs. publicly

crime vs. libel

libel vs. reputation

damage vs. libel

libel vs. statement

libel vs. pictorial

handbill vs. libel

libel vs. written

libel vs. vilify

accusatory vs. libel

libel vs. slander