nickname

[n] - a familiar name (often a shortened version of a person`s given name)
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Nickname

Nick'name` noun [ Middle English ekename surname, hence, a nickname, an ekename being understood as a nekename , influenced also by English nick , v. See Eke , and Name .] A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobriou...
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Nickname

Nick'name` transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Nicknamed ; present participle & verbal noun Nicknaming .] To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname. « You nickname virtue; vice you should have spoke.» ...
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nickname

moniker noun 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`
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Nickname

• (v. t.) To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname. • (n.) A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation. • (v. t.) To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname. • (n.) A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation...
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Nickname

A nickname is `a name added to or substituted for the proper name of a person, place, etc., as in affection, ridicule, or familiarity.` The term hypocoristic is used to refer to a nickname of affection between those in love or with a close emotional bond, compared with a term of endearment. The term diminutive name refers to nicknames that conve.....
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