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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NICKNAMES

He was as serenely unconscious of this as of his several other nicknames.

He is too modest to hear his titles,” said the third, “and he never can bear his nicknames.

Their etymological origin is in any case the same as if they were nicknames.

Of nicknames Brown, Clark, and White are by far the commonest.

Of nicknames, as of other things, it may be said that there is nothing new under the sun.

A curious feature in nomenclature is the local character of some nicknames.

One could not associate this man with abbreviations or nicknames.

Nicknames were a thousand times better, because you could manufacture them to suit!

No secrets or slang language or nicknames allowed or a fine of $.03 is asked.

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