mau-mau

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mau-mau

 (mou′mou′)
tr.v. mau·maued, mau·mau·ing, mau·maus Informal
To attack or denounce vociferously, especially so as to intimidate.

[After the Mau Mau, a secret society of Kikuyu insurgents that led a rebellion against the ruling Europeans in Kenya in the 1950s, perhaps from Kikuyu mau-mau, sound of the voracious gobbling of a hyena.]