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coat-trailing

[koht-trey-ling] /ˈkoʊtˌtreɪ lɪŋ/
noun, British
1.
behavior that is deliberately provocative.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; from the phrase trail one's coat, provoking someone to step on it
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