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  Definition of nickname
  1. a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person''s given name); "Joe''s mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry''s nickname was Slim"
  2. a descriptive name for a place or thing; "the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides''"
  3. give a nickname to
Similar Words: moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet, dub

 

Derivational Morphology: dub, moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet

 

Language Translations:
Danish: kælenavn   Dutch: bijnaam  
Estonian: hüüdnimi   Finnish: lempinimi  
French: surnom   German: Spitzname  
Greek: παρωνύμιο   Hebrew: כינוי חיבה  
Italian: soprannome   Latin: cognomen  
Maltese: laqam   Norwegian: kallenavn  
Portuguese: apelido   Russian: псевдоним  
Spanish: apodo   Swedish: smeknamn  
 
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