redbait


redbait
redbaiter, n.
/red"bayt'/, v.i.
to denounce or deprecate as a political radical, esp. to accuse of being communist.
[1935-40; back formation from redbaiter, redbaiting. See RED1, BAIT]

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  • redbait — redbaiter, n. /red bayt /, v.i. to denounce or deprecate as a political radical, esp. to accuse of being communist. [1935 40; back formation from redbaiter, redbaiting. See RED1, BAIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • redbait — 1. verb To attack by denouncing as a Communist. 2. noun a) A fish, Emmelichthys nitidus. b) Pyura stolonifera, an ascidian often used as bait by anglers …   Wiktionary

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  • Emmelichthyidae — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Andorreros Cardenal (Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus) Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • redbaiter — See redbait. * * * …   Universalium

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