Synonyms for nicknamed
- give a handle
- put tag on
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NICKNAMED
But Comrade Ossipon, nicknamed the Doctor, had got over the shock by that time.
Comrade Ossipon, nicknamed the Doctor, went out of the Silenus beer-hall.
You nicknamed that benevolent Jesuit 'the Chaise of Convenience.'
So mean-looking an individual was this guest that he had been nicknamed "The Scrub."
He killed one poor beast I think we nicknamed him rather appropriately.
Exceptionally tall men were nicknamed 'Gerald' by their friends.
He was nicknamed the Ape of painting, from his powers of imitation.
They nicknamed him "Happy," his cheerfulness was so invincible.
In her later years, Miss Peabody was nicknamed "the grandmother of Boston."
Also, a fish, the Esox lucius, nicknamed the fresh-water shark.