Synonyms of 'slanging match'
an angry quarrel in which people trade insults(British) They conducted a public slanging match on television.
I had a terrible quarrel with my other brothers.
The meeting descended into an unpleasant row.
She got into a heated argument with a stranger.
a bit of a set-to between Smith and his record company
a spat over interest rates and currencies
altercation, , ,
I had an altercation with some people who objected to our filming.
battle of words
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in the sense of altercation
a noisy argumentI had an altercation with some people who objected to our filming.
in the sense of argument
a quarrelShe got into a heated argument with a stranger.
in the sense of row
a controversy or disputeThe meeting descended into an unpleasant row.
slanging match (British),
shouting match (informal),
turf war (informal),
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