Definition of Nickname. Meaning of Nickname. Synonyms of Nickname

Definition of Nickname. Meaning of Nickname. Synonyms of Nickname

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Nickname. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Nickname and, of course, Nickname synonyms and on the right images related to the word Nickname.

Definition of Nickname

Nickname
Nickname Nick"name`, n. [OE. ekename surname, hence, a nickname, an ekename being understood as a nekename, influenced also by E. nick, v. See Eke, and Name.] A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation.
Nickname
Nickname Nick"name`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nicknamed; p. pr. & vb. n. Nicknaming.] To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname. You nickname virtue; vice you should have spoke. --Shak. I altogether disclaim what has been nicknamed the doctrine of finality. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Nickname from wikipedia

- A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place, or thing, for affection or ridicule.The term hypocoristic is used to refer...
- table of U.S. state and territory nicknames, including officially adopted nicknames, and other traditional nicknames for individual states and territories...
- Moonie, Queensland in Australia was founded in 1840. It is also a common nickname in English-speaking countries. In more recent times it has also been used...
- This is a list of nickname-related list articles on Wikipedia. A nickname is "a familiar or humorous name given to a person or thing instead of or as...
- Lady of the Dunes (also known as Lady in the Dunes) is the nickname for an unidentified woman discovered on July 26, 1974 in the Race Point Dunes, Provincetown...
- The following are nicknames throughout the history of the National Football League (NFL). Nicknames for entire teams, or whole offensive or defensive...
- Tar Heel is a nickname applied to the U.S. state of North Carolina and its inhabitants. It is also the nickname of the University of North Carolina athletic...
- wait out the delay by doing what is called a "slow handclap". Clapton's nickname of "Slowhand" came from Giorgio Gomelsky, a pun on the slow handclapping...
- This is a list of sportspeople by nickname. "Mungo" = Mike Mangold, "The Quick Corsican" = Nicolas Ivanoff, "Witt" = Steve Wittman, "Ack-Ack"...
- The city of Chicago has been known by many nicknames, but it is most widely recognized as the "Windy City". The earliest known reference to the "Windy...
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