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.
- After all the flack, mudslinging and criticism she took from having her family the focus of attention for the now canceled Jon and Kate Plus Eight and then Kate Plus Eight, she still wants her own show?