[ lahy-buh-ler ]

  1. a person who libels; a person who publishes a libel assailing another.

Origin of libeler

First recorded in 1580–90; libel + -er1
  • Also especially British, li·bel·ler .

Words Nearby libeler Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use libeler in a sentence

  • We read our Nordau and with but the very slightest ability to judge what he says we declare him a libeler.

    The Inhumanity of Socialism | Edward F. Adams
  • Your witnesses are merely the repeaters of the false- hoods of James Cheetham, the convicted libeler.

  • On his forehead the letters S L—seditious libeler—were branded deep, though not so deep as the bitterness burned into his soul.

    Heralds of Empire | Agnes C. Laut
  • The reviewer also was naturally dissatisfied with a decision which left upon him the stigma of a libeler.

    James Fenimore Cooper | Thomas R. Lounsbury
  • It was insignificance or remoteness alone that protected the libeler.

    James Fenimore Cooper | Thomas R. Lounsbury