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race–baiting

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noun, often attributive race–bait·ing \ˈrās-ˌbā-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of race–baiting

  • : the unfair use of statements about race to try to influence the actions or attitudes of a particular group of people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of race–baiting

  1. :  the making of verbal attacks against members of a racial group

Circa 1961

First Known Use of race–baiting

circa 1961


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