nicknaming[ nik-neym ]SEE DEFINITION OF nicknaming
Synonyms for nicknaming
- give a handle
- put tag on
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NICKNAMING
No ingenuity in nicknaming could extract Carpy from Campbell.
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.
The opposition retaliated by nicknaming the leader of the victorious faction the "Czar of Woodbine."
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.