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flame war

Computer Slang. a series of angry, critical, or disparaging comments exchanged by two or more people in an ongoing online argument. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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flame war

noun phrase

An extended outbreak of vituperation on a computer network: The whole net will basically collapse through flame-wars/ They flame back, and then a flame war begins (1990s+ Computer)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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