libelee

[ lahy-buh-lee ]
/ ˌlaɪ bəˈli /

noun Law.

a person against whom a libel has been filed in a court; the respondent.

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Also especially British, li·bel·lee .

Origin of libelee

First recorded in 1855–60; libel + -ee
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