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English definition of “flame mail”

flame mail

noun [C or U]    
COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET an angry or offensive email message or messages: Flame mail is in abundance on electronic bulletin boards, online discussions, and so on.
(Definition of flame mail noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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