- The speech was interrupted by members of the Conservative Party, who called him a traitor.
- She calls me lazy and selfish.
- He called it particularly cynical to begin releasing the hostages on Christmas Day.
- Anyone can call themselves a psychotherapist.
If you call someone or something a particular thing, you suggest they are that thing or describe them as that thing. [ V n n, V n adj, V it adj to-inf, V pron-refl n ]