Definition of hate mail in English:

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hate mail

Pronunciation: /ˈhāt ˌmāl/

noun

Hostile and sometimes threatening letters sent, usually anonymously, to an individual or group.
Example sentences
  • He received countless hate mail, threatening phone calls and his apartment was even broken into and vandalised.
  • What is posting hateful comments and sending her hate mail going to do besides prove that what she's saying is true?
  • We'll continue to shout our slogans at each other and send hate mail and write lengthy essays to try to prove our points.

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Syllabification: hate mail

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