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  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"

    Synonyms:
    names

How to use 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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Nikki Haley:

    Because there was literal name-calling going on in the election cycle, even with students less politically engaged, that strong language and the harsher crassness of the rhetoric may have had a more broad effect on these students. it's not just along ethnic and racial discrimination lines.

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