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English definition of “hurl/throw/sling mud at sb”

hurl/throw/sling mud at sb

to say insulting or unfair things about someone, especially to try to damage their reputation
See also
Damaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
(Definition of hurl/throw/sling mud at sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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