race–baiting

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

Definition of race–baiting

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

First Known Use of race–baiting

circa 1961


RACE–BAITING Defined for English Language Learners

race-baiting

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Definition of race–baiting for English Language Learners

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

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