What does name calling mean?

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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.

How to pronounce name calling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say name calling in sign language?

  1. namecalling

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

Examples of name calling in a Sentence

  1. Kristen Waggoner:

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

  2. The Ohio governor:

    Right now, the divisiveness, the division, the name calling, it just doesn't go down well with me.

  3. Kathryn Atkins:

    When people are at odds, and start name-calling, it's because they have no facts to back up their side of the conversation.

  4. 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.

  5. 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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Translations for name calling

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  • навешивание ярлыковRussian

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