name-calling


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name-call·ing

(nām′kô′lĭng)
n.
Verbal abuse; insulting language.

name-calling

n
verbal abuse, esp as a crude form of argument
Translations

name-calling

[ˈneɪmkɔːlɪŋ] Ninsultos mpl, ofensas fpl

name-calling

nBeschimpfung(en) f(pl), → Schimpferei(en) f(pl)
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Some of the name-calling terms were distinctly international and in languages other than English.
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