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  1. fighting words

    • plural
      words that indicate a willingness to fight or challenge someone or that are likely to cause confrontation;insulting or provocative words, especially of an ethnic, racial, or sexist nature, considered unacceptable or unlawful by certain institutions and afforded less protection than free speech
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    plural

    • 1. US words that indicate a willingness to fight or challenge someone or that are likely to cause confrontation you are challenging us to a boxing match with real fighting words his players couldn't back up those fighting words with any meaningful action
    • US insulting or provocative words, especially of an ethnic, racial, or sexist nature, considered unacceptable or unlawful by certain institutions and afforded less protection than free speech among the limitations are that the fighting words must be clearly directed at the person who hears them
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    • plural
      words that indicate a willingness to fight or challenge someone or that are likely to cause ... you are challenging us to a boxing match with real fighting words his players couldn't back up those fighting words with any meaningful action

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