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slanging match

A bitter argument or dispute in which each side hurls numerous insults, accusations, or verbal abuse at one another. Primarily heard in UK. At first, I thought we were just going through a rough patch in our relationship, but lately, it seems like every night Janet and I get into a slanging match with each other. It might be time to end things.
See also: match, slang
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Though she was publicly humiliated when Brad took up with Angelina, not once did she retaliate by resorting to a slanging match with the two of them.
One fan brought a bit of fun to the signing by taking on The Masterpiece in a verbal slanging match.
They decided not to get involved in a slanging match and chairman David Gold measured his comments to include a dash of humour.
Caro is not happy with the Brazilian's physical condition or his attitude after Ronaldo became involved in a public slanging match with teammate Raul after criticising the club's fans.
ORLAITH forgave Big Brother eviction rival Science after a furious slanging match over a set of towels,
Radcliffe said: 'Liz is someone I look up to and I don't want to get into a slanging match.
I don't hate him and don't want to get into a slanging match with him.
There was no love lost between Scholes and Argentinians as he staged a slanging match with two of the opposition players who swore at him after the final whistle on Friday.
Mr Blackstone, of Shepherd's Bush, West London, said the story, which alleged he had been arrested "after a slanging match with his estranged wife Sarah" was "horrendously inaccurate" and a "gross invasion" of his privacy.
Panicking over an ambiguous tweet is ominous for Labour ahead of an election that'll be one long slanging match.
The blame for that lies with the stifling format which prevented the debate from turning into a slanging match.
THE build-up to Ricky Hatton and Manny Pacquiao's May 2 fight has been ignited with a slanging match between the cornermen.
SCOTS band Mogwai have reignited their slanging match with Blur following the news Damon Albarn and co have reformed.
CORRIE stars Craig Charles and Bruce Jones nearly slugged it out toe-to-toe in an amazing off-camera slanging match.
The pair had a slanging match after John laid into Jackie for not pulling her weight.