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English definition of “sledging”

sledging

noun [U] (INSULTING)    /ˈsledʒ.ɪŋ/ informal
the act of one sports player insulting another during a game, in order to make them angryInsults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of sledging noun (INSULTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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