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, it is a form of endearment and...
- The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States is the name officially adopted by that institution...
- 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...
- Blackie or Blacky is the nickname of: George Blackburn (American football) (1913-2006), American collegiate football head coach Blackie Chen, Taiwanese...
- table of U.S. state and territory nicknames, including officially adopted nicknames, and other traditional nicknames for the 50 U.S. states and territories...
- Tar Heel is a nickname applied to the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is also the nickname of the University of North Carolina athletic teams, students...
- The Iceman or Iceman is a nickname of: Magni Ásgeirsson (born 1978), Icelandic singer, songwriter and musician nicknamed "Ice-Man" Jerry Butler (born 1939)...
- **** is a nickname for Richard. Notable people with the nickname include: **** Advocaat (born 1947), Dutch football manager and former player **** Ambrose...
- Lalo is a masculine given name, nickname and a surname. It is a common nickname for Eduardo, Eladio, Gerardo and Gonzalo, according to Spanish naming...
- Boston has many nicknames, inspired by various historical contexts. They include: The City a term used by residents of Greater Boston to refer to the...
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