Found 3 items, similar to Libel.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v : print slanderous statements against; “The newspaper was
accused of libeling him”
n 1: a tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed
for the purpose of defaming a living person
2: the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of
action (the defammation) and any relief he seeks
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Libeled
; p. pr. & vb. n. Libeling
1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or
ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon.
Some wicked wits have libeled all the fair. --Pope.
2. (Law) To proceed against by filing a libel, particularly
against a ship or goods.
(l[imac]"b[e^]l), v. i.
To spread defamation, written or printed; -- with against.
What's this but libeling against the senate? --Shak.
[He] libels now 'gainst each great man. --Donne.
(l[imac]"b[e^]l), n. [L. libellus a little book,
pamphlet, libel, lampoon, dim. of liber the liber or inner
bark of a tree; also (because the ancients wrote on this
bark), paper, parchment, or a roll of any material used to
write upon, and hence, a book or treatise: cf. F. libelle.]
1. A brief writing of any kind, esp. a declaration, bill,
certificate, request, supplication, etc. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
A libel of forsaking [divorcement]. --Wyclif
(Matt. v. 31).
2. Any defamatory writing; a lampoon; a satire.
3. (Law) 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.
Note: The term, in a more extended sense, includes the
publication of such writings, pictures, and the like,
as are of a blasphemous, treasonable, seditious, or
obscene character. These also are indictable at common
4. (Law) The crime of issuing a malicious defamatory
5. (Civil Law & Courts of Admiralty) A written declaration or
statement by the plaintiff of his cause of action, and of
the relief he seeks.