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...
- (1883–1912), nicknamed "Birdie", parti****nt in Robert Falcon Scott's doomed race to the South Pole Byrd Spilman Dewey (1856–1942), nicknamed "Birdie" American...
- Rowneybury House /ˈraʊnibəri/, nicknamed Beckingham Palace, is a Grade II listed building in Sawbridgeworth, England that was previously owned by footballer...
- 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...
- table of U.S. state and territory nicknames, including officially adopted nicknames, and other traditional nicknames for individual states and territories...
- Anthony Peeler, and Clarence Weatherspoon). Harold Miner, who was given the nickname "Baby Jordan" because of his similarities to Michael Jordan, slipped to...
- Android (operating system), Google's mobile operating system Android, nickname for Andy Rubin, founder of the above Android (film), 1982, directed...
- /mɒnˈtænə/ ( listen) is a state in the Northwestern United States. Montana has several nicknames, although none are official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure...
- to Forever Captain Marvel, a 1972 album by Stan Getz "Captain Marvel", nickname of footballer Bryan Robson (born 1957) Adventures of Captain Marvel, a...
- between 1857 and 1887 Paw Paw Tunnel, in Maryland "paw-paw French", a nickname of the Missouri French Pawpawsaurus, or pawpaw Lizard, a dinosaur Paw...
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