mudslinger


mud·sling·er

noun \-ˌsliŋ-ər\

Definition of MUDSLINGER

:  one that uses offensive epithets and invective especially against a political opponent
mud·sling·ing \-ˌsliŋ-iŋ\ noun

Examples of MUDSLINGER

  1. <a local hot-button issue that has turned some normally mild-mannered neighbors into letter-writing mudslingers>

First Known Use of MUDSLINGER

circa 1890

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