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noun as in informal title


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Family crests and nicknames are stitched into headrests, colors are specified for seat stitching, veneers are chosen for the dash.

Previous Beltrán Leyva henchmen had nicknames like El Grande or La Barbie and were stone-faced killers.

He is also known as El H, but of all his nicknames El Elegante is the most salient.

The final hurdle was a longtime city policy against nicknames in street signs.

And references to Trogdor the Burninator, are everywhere from sports nicknames to Buffy the Vampire slayer comics.

Nicknames among this class of poor whites in the South seem singularly like those in vogue in New England.

In these rages he called everybody who would bear it pigs, dogs, and other more unsavory nicknames.

Many surnames have come down from nicknames given to people because of their good or bad qualities.

"They rather like nicknames in this part of the world," he answered.

The ears are particularly my own and have a defiant way of leaving the head that has earned a score of insulting nicknames.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nicknames, such as: epithet, style, tag, moniker, sobriquet, and byword.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.