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English definition of “mudslinging”

mudslinging

noun [U]     /ˈmʌdˌslɪŋ.ɪŋ/
the act of saying insulting or unfair things about someone, especially to try to damage their reputation: political mud-slingingDamaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
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