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flame-war definition

  1. n.
    an angry and excited exchange of notes on a computer forum or news group. : A flame-war erupted on the board last night and a lot of people
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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