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English definition of “your name is mud”

your name is mud

informal
If your name is mud, other people are angry with you because of something you have said or done: If he doesn't turn up tonight, his name will be mud.Reputation Grammar:Names and titles: addressing peopleWhen we talk to someone directly, we use names and titles:See more
(Definition of your name is mud from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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