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  1. Also called SLAPP suit . a civil lawsuit brought as an intimidation measure against an activist.

verb (used with object),SLAPPed, SLAPP·ing.
  1. to bring a SLAPP against.

Origin of SLAPP

1988, Americanism;S(trategic) L(awsuit) A(gainst) P(ublic) P(articipation)

Words Nearby SLAPP Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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