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verb as in designate

verb as in dub

verb as in entitle

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Example Sentences

Comedian Jimmy Barrett piques Don by nicknaming him “the man in the gray flannel suit.”

They set up a store on similar lines to those at Quebec, which also the people were not slow in nicknaming "La Friponne."

The scholars signify their contempt for the ushers—officially known as maîtres répétiteurs—by nicknaming them pions or watch-dogs.

The opposition retaliated by nicknaming the leader of the victorious faction the "Czar of Woodbine."

The pigmy, as the late queen had been fond of nicknaming him, was the only giant in the Government.

He had taken to so nicknaming Edala since the bushbuck hunt and she seemed rather to like it.

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On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nicknaming, such as: call, designate, dub, identify, nickname, and baptize.

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