slanging match

noun

Definition of slanging match

chiefly British
: a heated exchange of abuse

Examples of slanging match in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the Alaska confrontation between top U.S. and Chinese officials and the slanging match between Presidents Biden and Vladimir Putin, the world is as fraught as ever. Walter Russell Mead, WSJ, 22 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of slanging match

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slanging match was in 1896

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“Slanging match.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slanging%20match. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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