Mudslinging is the act of making hateful statements or comments about someone, usually a political opponent.
An example of mudslinging is what opposing politicians say about each other in smear campaigns.
the practice of making unscrupulous, malicious attacks against an opponent, as in a political campaign
- Casting aspersions with intent to discredit.
- The campaign degenerated into mutual mudslinging, each candidate trying to tarnish the other's repuation and looking bad in the process.
- An act of mudslinging.
- The mudslinging didn't help expand the media coverage of the issues; all that was reported was the mudslingings.