As verbs the difference between trolling and libel
is that trolling
is while libel
is to defame someone, especially in a manner that meets the legal definition of libel.
As a noun libel is
a written or pictorial statement which unjustly seeks to damage someone's reputation.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A written or pictorial statement which unjustly seeks to damage someone's reputation.
(uncountable) The act or crime of displaying such a statement publicly.
Any defamatory writing; a lampoon; a satire.
(law) A written declaration or statement by the plaintiff of his cause of action, and of the relief he seeks.
A brief writing of any kind, especially a declaration, bill, certificate, request, supplication, etc.
* Wyclif Bible (Matthew v. 31)
- a libel of forsaking [divorcement]
* See also
To defame someone, especially in a manner that meets the legal definition of libel.
* Alexander Pope
- He libelled her when he published that.
(legal) To proceed against (a ship, goods, etc.) by filing a libel.
- Some wicked wits have libelled all the fair.
* See also
* blood libel
* libel chill