baiting baiting  /ˈbeɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) harassment especially of a tethered animal

Usage(s):

  1. The GOP's race-baiting legacy extends beyond Trent Lott, argues PTI's Jack White.
  2. From white-baiting, it passed to the baiting of moderate Negroes and finally to Jew-baiting.
  3. That's detestable Muslim-baiting, whether McCain intended it that way or not.

News

  1. PlayStation Plus membership will carry over from PS3 to PS4

    Just moments after baiting Microsoft with the PlayStation 4's less restrictive DRM policies, Sony announced that existing PlayStation Plus memberships will apply to all Sony gaming devices for no additional fee. "Members will have access to all the benefits across PlayStation 3, Vita and PlayStation 4 for one price," Tretton explained, sweetening the deal by outing a few of the free titles ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Engadget

  2. Explore Talent Features a Casting Call for Men For a Dating Documentary

    Explore Talent features a casting call for men that are interested in dating older women for a new documentary called Cougar Baiting. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/actingaudition/exploretalent/prweb10815104.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Donald Trump agrees with Bill O’Reilly views that 'Blacks, Hispanics commit most violent crime'

    Race baiting or blaming? Trump may throw his hat in the presidential ring in 2016
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. Mr Brookstein told BBC Radio 5 Live: "It is sad that there are going to be people who are going to be publicly humiliated. It is a form of bear-baiting. I've been banging the drum about what it's about - people shouldn't call in and they shouldn't...
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: Steve Brookstein Source: Market Rasen Today

  2. "It was legit," Favre said after the game. "I had people say, 'Man, good job baiting them into the call.' I can find better ways to draw the call. ...... I was conscious of what was going on, but I was a little woozy."
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Brett Favre Source: KSTP.com

  3. "I thought his statements were reprehensible," said Cox, who is white. "It was race-baiting on par with David Duke and George Wallace - all to save his political career."
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Mike Cox Source: MLive.com

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