Meaning of “level sth against/at sb” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"level sth against/at sb" in British English

See all translations

level sth against/at sb

phrasal verb with level us uk /ˈlev.əl/ verb [ T ] -ll- or US usually -l-

to accuse someone in public of doing something wrong:

Criticism has been levelled at senior figures in the industry.
Charges of corruption have been levelled against him.

(Definition of “level sth against/at sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)