Debate Slang refers to both official and unofficial terminology used by debaters.
“Iron manning is the fairly infrequent practice of debating as a single debater, as opposed to a...Iron manning
“Knifing is a term used to describe the act of one debater contradicting what his teammate has...Knifing
“Squirreling is the act of defining the Scope of the debate differently than it is intended to be...Squirreling
“Silent Disqualification is a slang term used to describe a judge's decision that one team can no...Silent Disqualification
“Seniority is a term used to describe the number of years a team has spent debating together, or...Seniority
“Hearsay is evidence from ones personal experiences that is impossible to verify. It is illegal...Hearsay
“Superfluous and Magnanimous is a term used to describe speeches that use large and technical...Superfluous and Magnanimous