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See also: hate crime



From hate +‎ crime.


hate-crime (plural hate-crimes)

  1. Alternative form of hate crime


hate-crime (third-person singular simple present hate-crimes, present participle hate-criming, simple past and past participle hate-crimed)

  1. (informal) To subject (someone) to a hate crime; to commit a hate crime (against).
    • 2011, Peter Nathaniel Malae, What We Are: A Novel, Grove/Atlantic, Inc., →ISBN:
      "I just paid five g's to get your hate-criming ass out of jail! You better recognize!"
    • 2011, Steve Berman, Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up, Bold Strokes Books Inc, →ISBN:
      So that day, after Donna verbally hate-crimed me in the bowling alley, making our bowling game more of a “Gays Can Win” campaign, I was waiting at the bus stop with my team, watching a pigeon drink from a grimy gutter puddle and ...
    • 2012, Jeremy Jordan King, In Stone: A Grotesque Faerie Tale, Bold Strokes Books Inc, →ISBN:
      I'd just been hate-crimed...or attempted hate-crimed. I didn't know the specific definition. Did such a crime have to result in death or did the pain I felt from a beating count? Did I have to report the incident to the police?
    • 2014, Tom Bryant, Not the Life It Seems: The True Lives of My Chemical Romance, →ISBN, page 223:
      'People in Mexico were getting hate-crimed on because they wore black and had moppy hair and so anywhere we went that's what people would talk about – they weren't talking about the music,' said Gerard.
    • 2014, Jamie Kilstein, Allison Kilkenny, Newsfail: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other Fun Stuff We Talk About Because Nobody Else Will, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 71:
      These are two states in which most people assume you will be hate-crimed to death if you tell anyone you're vegan. Well, no more! There's even a vegan strip club in Portland, Oregon!
    • 2015, Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, Tal Peretz, Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence against Women, Oxford University Press, →ISBN:
      That same year, two thousand miles away, John Erickson's pathway to anti-violence work was sparked when he “was hate-crimed” as a first-year gay athlete by some of his teammates on his University of Wiscons in Whitewater volleyball team, ...
    • 2016, Sam Lansky, The Gilded Razor: A Memoir, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 111:
      My hesitation wasn't a fear of homophobia—we were probably too young to get hate-crimed, anyway, although I worried sometimes for Jerick, who was so girlish.