Definition of sling/throw mud
- The candidates started slinging mud (at each other) early in the campaign.
: to cast with a sudden and usually sweeping or swirling motion
: to throw with or as if with a sling
: to serve (food) to a customer
: an instrument for throwing stones that usually consists of a short strap with strings fastened to its ends and is whirled round to discharge its missile by centrifugal force
: a usually looped line (as of strap, chain, or rope) used to hoist, lower, or carry something
: to place in a sling for hoisting or lowering
: to suspend by or as if by a sling
: an alcoholic drink that is served hot or cold and that usually consists of liquor, sugar, lemon juice, and plain or carbonated water
: a slimy sticky mixture of solid material with a liquid and especially water
: abusive and malicious remarks or charges
: to make muddy or turbid
: to treat or plaster with mud
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