To call names

to apply opprobrious epithets to; to call by reproachful appellations.

See also: Name

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
But now Marija was able to call names in English, and so she got the woman who made the mistake to disliking her.
“It’s far easier to call names than to shoot a buck on the spring; but the creatur came by his end from a younger hand than either your’n or mine, as I said before.”