flame war

flame war

noun
Computer Slang. a series of angry, critical, or disparaging comments exchanged by two or more people in an ongoing online argument.
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flame war definition

messaging, jargon
An acrimonious dispute conducted on a public electronic forum such as Usenet. See flame.
[Jargon File]
(1998-05-27)

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