[ US /ˈneɪmz/ ]
[ UK /nˈeɪmz/ ]
[ UK /nˈeɪmz/ ]
verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument
sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me
How To Use names In A Sentence
- On the fives court, his nervous housemaster could relax, “rushing about,” as Roald described it, “shrieking what a little fool he is, and calling himself all sorts of names when he misses the ball.” Storyteller
- Both names are unobjectionable, but as the term Caddo has priority by a few pages preference is given to it. Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1885-1886, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1891
- I find it hard to get my tongue round these Polish names.
- I blame it all on becca who called me in the middle of the night to talk to me all about how the two best friends names are Kate and Becca and that the main character lives in apartment 601 as my address and other kooky details that i have been trying to forget nightly since i saw that movie, And then every sound is that kid coming out of the television and im only writing about it now in order to expunge as i fear she will grab hold of my foot from under the desk and eat me or turn me into something decomposing or whatever it is she does. I-claudius Diary Entry
- Under the agreement the Vietnamese can opt out at any time.
- He and Barton were now called upon for their names, and in return, we were favoured with the liquid and vowelly appellatives, by which our ingenuous and communicative acquaintances were respectively designated. The Island Home
- A combining approach to find all taxon names (FAT) in legacy biosystematic literature. BioMed Central - Latest articles
- The orbit of the earth (or the circle which the sun seems to describe round the earth), is called the ecliptic, which is divided into twelve equal parts, called signs, and are distinguished by the following names and marks, [again, the symbols for the signs can be seen in the A Museum for Young Gentlemen and Ladies Or, a Private Tutor for Little Masters and Misses
- Of course the appendix has always been subject to inflammation, just as it is now, but in former years the disease we call appendicitis bore various names, depending upon the diagnostic skill of the attending physician. Appendicitis
- Many primitive societies attach existential weight to the names of things.