Definition of Nickname. Meaning of Nickname. Synonyms of Nickname

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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. Commonly used to express affection, a form of endearment, and sometimes...
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- Dod or Doddie is a Scottish nickname, usually a diminutive or tee-name for "George". People with the nickname include: Dod Brewster (1891–?), Scottish...
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- This article lists nicknames for the city of Chicago, Illinois. The city of Chicago has been known by many nicknames, but it is most widely recognized...
- The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States and Canada is the name officially adopted...
- state, federal district and territory nicknames, including officially adopted nicknames and other traditional nicknames for the 50 U.S. states, the U.S. federal...
- Cookie is the nickname of: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900–2002), given by the Duchess of Windsor Cookie Belcher (born 1978), American basketball...
- Look up kk or K.K. in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. KK, K.K., kK, k.k., or other sequences of two k's with or without punctuation may refer to: KK,...