hypocoristic
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌhaɪpəkəˈɹɪstɪk/
Adjective

hypocoristic

  1. Relating to a nickname, usually indicating intimacy with the person.
  2. Relating to baby talk.
Related terms Translations Noun

hypocoristic (plural hypocoristics)

  1. A nickname, especially one indicating intimacy and formed through a shortening of the original name.
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