drag someone's name through the mud

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Definition of drag someone's name through the mud

: to publicly say false or bad things that harm someone's reputation My opponent has dragged my name through the mud.

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“Drag someone's name through the mud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drag%20someone%27s%20name%20through%20the%20mud. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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