flame war

flame war
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fleym wawr]
    • /fleɪm wɔr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fleym wawr]
    • /fleɪm wɔr/

Definitions of flame war words

  • noun flame war Computer Slang. a series of angry, critical, or disparaging comments exchanged by two or more people in an ongoing online argument. 1
  • noun Definition of flame war in Technology (messaging, jargon)   An acrimonious dispute conducted on a public electronic forum such as Usenet. See flame. 1
  • noun flame war an exchange of angry or abusive e-mails 0
  • noun flame war (Internet) An argument consisting entirely or largely of flames by various parties that serve only to escalate the dispute. 0

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flame war popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for flame war

noun flame war

  • flame — burning gas or vapor, as from wood or coal, that is undergoing combustion; a portion of ignited gas or vapor.

Antonyms for flame war

noun flame war

  • hate — to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest: to hate the enemy; to hate bigotry.

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