Definition of flame war in English:
An argument between Internet users who repeatedly provoke each other with personal attacks through e-mail and other forms of online communication.
- However, after spam and flame wars became rampant, and the deteriorating signal/noise ratio began to threaten the list's viability, moderation was introduced.
- Don't get in flame wars on Usenet (or anywhere else).
- The huge surface area of all these worlds of programming leads to pointless flame wars over whose world is better.
Definition of flame war in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan