damn with faint praise

idiom

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Boasting about a better performance than Trump is to damn with faint praise, especially where Putin is concerned. Garry Kasparov, CNN, 19 June 2021

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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 29 May. 2024.

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