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name–calling

noun name–call·ing \ˈnām-ˌk-liŋ\

: the act of using offensive names to insult someone

Full Definition of NAME-CALLING

:  the use of offensive names especially to win an argument or to induce rejection or condemnation (as of a person or project) without objective consideration of the facts

First Known Use of NAME-CALLING

1853

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