Definition of Nickname. Meaning of Nickname. Synonyms of Nickname
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Definition of Nickname
NicknameNickname 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. NicknameNickname 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.
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...
of U.S. state
and territory nicknames
, including officially adopted nicknames
, and other traditional nicknames
for individual states
- Moonie, Queensland
in 1840. It is also a common nickname
in English-speaking countries. In more recent times
it has also been used...
is the nickname
of: George Blackburn
(American football) (1913-2006), American collegiate football
head coach Blackie
is a nickname
form (hypocorism) of Albert, Bertram, Robert, etc. The nickname
VII of the United
- Red is the nickname
of: People: Red Adair
oil field firefighter
(1921–2017), American baseball
player, scout, and coach...
and List of Latinised names Lists portal Lists
on Wikipedia Westminster Seminary California
or the Joker
is a nickname
for: Joker Arroyo
(born 1927), Filipino
and senator Novak Djokovic
(born 1987), Serbian tennis
- Tank is the nickname
(born 1965), mixed martial artist
(born 1981), Brazilian football player nicknamed
- Doc or, less commonly, The Doc is the nickname
of: Doc Holliday
and dentist William Frank Carver
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