libelous(redirected from libelously)
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Related to libelously: slanderous
In the nature of a written Defamation ,a communication that tends to injure reputation.
libelousadjective abusive, acrimonious, aspersive, calumnious, condemnatory, contemptuous, damaging, damnatory, defamatory, denunciatory, derogatory, detractive, discreditable, discrediting, disgracing, dishonoring, disparaging, false and injurious, ignominious, ill-willed, injurious, insulting, malevolent, malicious, malignant, odious, pejorative, scurrile, scurrilous, traducing, vilifying, vituperative
See also: calumnious, contemptuous, derogatory