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"bad-mouth" in British English

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bad-mouthverb [T]

uk   /ˈbæd.maʊθ/  us   /ˈbæd.maʊθ/ informal
to ​criticize someone or something in a very ​unpleasantmanner: Stop bad-mouthing him all the ​time.
(Definition of bad-mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bad-mouthverb [T]

 us   /ˈbæd·mɑʊθ, -mɑʊð/ esp. disapproving
to make ​criticisms about someone or something: Why are you always bad-mouthing the ​medicalprofession?
(Definition of bad-mouth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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