Slanging
Slang Slang, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slanged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slanging}.] To address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar language. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Every gentleman abused by a cabman or slanged by a bargee was bound there and then to take off his coat and challenge him to fisticuffs. --London Spectator. [1913 Webster]


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  • slanging — slæŋ n. informal words or phrases, colloquial language; language peculiar to a particular group or class, jargon v. use slang; rudely attack; abuse with words …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slanging — slangˈing noun and adjective (a) scolding • • • Main Entry: ↑slang …   Useful english dictionary

  • slanging match — slanging .match n BrE informal an angry argument in which people insult each other …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slanging match — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a prolonged exchange of insults …   English terms dictionary

  • slanging match — n argument, row, quarrel, dispute, shouting match FORMAL altercation COLLOQ. argy bargy, barney, set to, spat * * * ▶ noun (informal). See quarrel noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • slanging match — [[t]slæ̱ŋɪŋ mætʃ[/t]] slanging matches N COUNT A slanging match is an angry quarrel in which people insult each other. [BRIT] They conducted a public slanging match on television. Syn: row …   English dictionary

  • slanging match — UK [ˈslæŋɪŋ ˌmætʃ] / US noun [countable] Word forms slanging match : singular slanging match plural slanging matches British an argument in which people insult each other …   English dictionary

  • slanging match — noun (C) BrE informal an angry argument in which people insult each other: They got into a bit of a slanging match in the pub …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slanging match — /ˈslæŋɪŋ ˌmætʃ/ (say slanging .mach) noun a quarrelsome exchange, especially of abuse …   Australian English dictionary

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