hate speech

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noun

speech that attacks, threatens, or insults a person or group on the basis of national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Nearby words

  1. hate,
  2. hate crime,
  3. hate mail,
  4. hate sheet,
  5. hate someone's guts,
  6. hate-,
  7. hate-listen,
  8. hate-read,
  9. hate-watch,
  10. hateable

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British Dictionary definitions for hate speech

hate speech

noun

speech disparaging a racial, sexual, or ethnic group or a member of such a group
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