• IPA: /ˈnɪkneɪm/

nickname (plural nicknames)

  1. A familiar, invented given name for a person or thing used instead of the actual name of the person or thing.
  2. A kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.
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nickname (nicknames, present participle nicknaming; past and past participle nicknamed)

  1. (transitive) To give a nickname to (a person or thing).

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