Poison-pen meaning

poizənpen
(informal) Designating or of an abusive letter written out of spite or malice, usually anonymously, to harass the recipient.
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(idiomatic) A manner, means, or tone of expression had by a written work, characterized by spitefulness, defamation, and/or intimidation directed toward a person, organization, or point of view.
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(sometimes hyphenated) Of, pertaining to, or possessing such a manner of expression.
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