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Definition of mudslinging noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

mudslinging

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmʌdˌslɪŋɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the act of criticizing someone and accusing them of something in order to damage their reputation This election campaign has seen all the usual mudslinging we have come to expect.