Definitions for name calling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. name calling, names(noun)

    verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument

    "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"

Freebase

  1. Name calling

    Name calling is abusive or insulting language referred to a person or group, a verbal abuse. This phenomenon is studied by a variety of academic disciplines from anthropology, to child psychology, to politics. It is also studied by rhetoricians, and a variety of other disciplines that study propaganda techniques and their causes and effects. The technique is most frequently employed within political discourse and school systems, in an attempt to negatively impact their opponent.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of name calling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of name calling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kristen Waggoner:

    It’s all about name calling and bullying and shaming people into shutting up.

  2. Nicholas Colas:

    There's a lot of rhetoric out there, some of which feels like name-calling, all of which makes the situation read as worse than it used to be.

  3. Debbie Ramsey:

    It would be a shame if the Democrats win this election because of all the disputing and name-calling and the way they tend to act during debates.

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  • навешивание ярлыковRussian

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