nickname

[ nik-neym ]SEE DEFINITION OF nickname

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NICKNAME

His parentage was obscure, and he was generally known only by his nickname of Professor.

My dear sir, perhaps you don't know that my nickname since the age of five has been 'Duffer?'

After a joyous ramble, 'Ockley's nickname still sticks to him!'

We call him the Philosopher, a nickname folks have given him in the neighbourhood.

This nickname, which she received full in the face for the first time, fell on her like a blow.

Solange murmured in her sleep and he caught his own nickname, “Louisiana.”

Bos'n here—that's my nickname for her, ma'am—she and I was out walkin'.

The given name, Scar, once a nickname, had been in general use for centuries.

It must be admitted, he has well earned his nickname 'Buskin.'

Their nickname was "Scooters," and they certainly did "scoot" over the sea.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NICKNAME

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