pet name
Noun

pet name (plural pet names)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see pet, name
  2. A nickname, especially a name used by those in love with one another.
    Synonyms: hypocorism, nickname
    My boyfriend won't let me call him by his pet name, Pookie, in public.
Translations
  • French: petit nom
  • German: Kosename, Lallname
  • Russian: ласка́тельное и́мя



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