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...
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- The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States is the name officially adopted by that institution...
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- Bertie is a nickname, often a diminutive form (hypocorism) of Albert, Bertram, Robert, etc. The nickname may refer to: BRT (Big Red Taxi) currently residing...
- Doctor or The Doctor is the nickname or stagename for: Clive Jackson, aka "The Big Doctor", lead singer of Doctor and the Medics W. G. Grace (1848–1915)...
- Bunny is the nickname of: Bunny Ahearne (1900–1985), British ice hockey promoter Bunny Allen (1906–2002), English hunter and safari guide Allu Arjun (born...
- Buck is the nickname of the following people (for fictional characters, see Buck): Lynn Compton (1921–2012), lead prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for...
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