flame war

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flame war

slang An exchange of angry or inflammatory messages online, as on a forum or message board. The message board administrators suspended everyone involved in that flame war.
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flame-war

n. an angry and excited exchange of notes on a computer forum or news group. A flame-war erupted on the board last night and a lot of people
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