hate-mon·​ger·​ing | \ ˈhāt-ˈməŋ-g(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce hate-mongering (audio) , -ˈmäŋ- \
variants: or hatemongering

Definition of hate-mongering

: the act or practice of stirring up hatred or enmity in others In the past, the band has been accused of hatemongering by some critics. By today's standards, however, Chuck's vehement preachings on self-determination and economic empowerment sound almost tame …— Danyel Smith

Other Words from hate-mongering

hate-mongering or hatemongering adjective
Malcolm was reviled as a hate-mongering demagogue and revered as a martyr to the cause of freedom. — Alex Haley
hate-monger or hatemonger \ ˈhāt-​ˈməŋ-​gər How to pronounce hatemonger (audio) , -​ˈmäŋ-​ \ noun
Derek is inducted into the neo-Nazi movement by a veteran hatemonger …, who uses him as a neighborhood recruitment agent. — Owen Gleiberman

First Known Use of hate-mongering

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Hate-mongering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hate-mongering. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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