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DRAG THROUGH THE MUD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does drag through the mud mean? 

DRAG THROUGH THE MUD (verb)
  The verb DRAG THROUGH THE MUD has 1 sense:

1. speak unfavorably about

  Familiarity information: DRAG THROUGH THE MUD used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRAG THROUGH THE MUD (verb)


Sense 1drag through the mud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Speak unfavorably about

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

badmouth; drag through the mud; malign; traduce

Context example:

She badmouths her husband everywhere

Hypernyms (to "drag through the mud" is one way to...):

asperse; besmirch; calumniate; defame; denigrate; slander; smear; smirch; sully (charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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