a shouting match

(redirected from a slanging match)

a shouting match

  (British, American & Australian) also a slanging match (British & Australian)
an argument where people shout at each other If your child says something rude or unpleasant to you, don't get into a shouting match with them, just leave the room. The debate turned into a slanging match.
See also: match, shout
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The Tory leadership battle turned into a slanging match yesterday.
We had a slanging match and somehow came together at that point.