race-baiting

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

Definition of race-baiting

: 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

noun

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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