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See also: slang-whanger


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slang +‎ whang (to beat) +‎ -er


slangwhanger (plural slangwhangers)

  1. (rare) One who verbally attacks others; normally a politician or editor.
    Ugh, I see that slangwhanger has written yet another rant about our place in this war.
    • 1855, Thomas Chandler Haliburton, Nature and Human Nature:[1]
      "Daddy," sais I, "since I became an author, and honorary corresponding member of the Slangwhanger Society, your occupation and mine ain't much unlike, is it?"
      "How?" said he.
      "Why, Dad," sais I, "you cut up the dead, and I cut up the livin."