damn with faint praise

idiom

Definition of damn with faint praise

: to give praise without enthusiasm in a way that shows one really dislikes someone or something

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“Damn with faint praise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damn%20with%20faint%20praise. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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