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, for affection or ridicule. The term hypocoristic is used to refer...
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- 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...
- 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...
- c****ographer. He has also featured on Burn the Floor. He was given the nickname called "Kevin from Grimsby". Clifton started dancing ballroom and Latin...
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- In addition to formal demonyms, many nicknames are in common use for residents of the different countries, regions and places of the United Kingdom. For...
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