hate mail


: extremely angry letters, email, etc.
They get a lot of hate mail from people who disagree with their policies.

Examples of hate mail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vicious and violent hate mail is outweighed by letters from supporters and fellow survivors, and Blasey Ford expects to donate them, piling up on her dining room table, to an archive or museum. Alexandra Jacobs, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2024 Chen’s lawsuit says both her personal and professional life were upended amid a wave of negative media attention after the leak, leading to hate mail and death threats. Alanna Durkin Richer, Fortune, 1 Mar. 2024 Much of it is political; there is hate mail and online attacks on her work in abundance, citing her wokeism, calling her studies political activism instead of research, and questioning her ability to do such work or lead her center without a medical degree. Usha Lee McFarling, STAT, 12 Jan. 2024 So was looking at the duffel bags of hate mail with Tommy. David Steinberg, Variety, 1 Jan. 2024 Meanwhile, the relationship generated a great deal of hate mail and angry calls from viewers, and a station in Texas dropped the show. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Dec. 2023 The indie, which has just wrapped production in Los Angeles ahead of a planned 2024 release, stars Jade as makeup guru Rose, who faces hate mail from a rival artist played by Roxette Arisa, in addition to dealing with a violent stalker. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Dec. 2023 Among those present was a spokesman for the activist group Palestine Speaks, who asked not to be identified over concerns about hate mail. Erika Solomon, New York Times, 10 Nov. 2023 One of the women’s friends on campus had been bombarded with hate mail and was too scared to leave her house; a rotating group of students had been escorting her to class. Eren Orbey, The New Yorker, 20 Oct. 2023

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“Hate mail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hate%20mail. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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