Entry from British & World English dictionary
A prolonged exchange of insults: the marriage descended into a public slanging match
More example sentences
- In an industry in which public slanging matches are commonplace, such comments would not merit much attention.
- I don't think I particularly want to end up in a slanging match between privatisation and public ownership.
- Senior church figures are still concerned that the conference in Britain may degenerate into a public slanging match if the row over gay bishops is not resolved.
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