Translation of "libel" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈlaɪ.bəl/ us

a piece of writing that contains bad and false things about a person

difamación, calumnia
She threatened to sue the magazine for libel.
→ Compare slander noun
libel verb uk us -ll- or US usually -l-
libellous adjective mainly UK US usually libelous uk /-əs/ us

difamatorio, calumnioso
libellous accusations

(Translation of “libel” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈlaibəl/

the legal term for something written which is harmful to a person’s reputation

calumnia, difamación
She sued the newspaper for libel.
libellous adjective

calumnioso, difamatorio
libellous remarks.
libellously adverb

de forma calumniosa

(Translation of “libel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)