slanging match

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slanging match
(Brit) a dispute in which insults and accusations are made by each party against the other

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Main Entry:  slanging match
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an extended exchange of verbal abuse
Example:  The slanging match continued to show no sign of calming down.
Etymology:  1856
Usage:  UK, Canada's 21st Century Lexicon
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