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Synonyms for nickname
ˈnɪkˌneɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nickname, moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet, byname(noun)

    a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

    "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"

    Synonyms:
    byname, last name, surname, sobriquet, cognomen, family name, moniker, soubriquet

  2. nickname(verb)

    a descriptive name for a place or thing

    "the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'"

    Synonyms:
    sobriquet, moniker, soubriquet, cognomen, byname

  3. dub, nickname(verb)

    give a nickname to

    Synonyms:
    dub, knight

Wiktionary

  1. nickname(noun)

    A kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.

    Synonyms:
    byname, antonomasia, cognomen

  2. nickname(noun)

    Synonyms:
    nick, moniker, hypocoristic, pet name, sobriquet, handle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nickname(n.)

    Synonyms:
    SOBRIQUET, by-name

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nickname(n)

    Synonyms:
    sobriquet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nickname":

    moniker, alias, pseudonym, pseudo, surname

How to pronounce nickname?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say nickname in sign language?

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#3866nick
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#7156nickname
#7917alias
#8484surname
#11569dub
#12811pseudo
#38279pseudonym
#42663moniker
#166014byname
#191357sobriquet
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How to use nickname in a sentence?

  1. Katie McHugh:

    Stephen Miller asked me if I had seen the recent' AmRen' article about crime statistics and race, i responded in the affirmative because I had read it. Many of us [ on the far right ] had read it. I remember being struck by the way he called it' AmRen,' the nickname.

  2. James Comey:

    I don't have a nickname for him, honestly, I call him the President of the United States because I respect the office.

  3. Don Felder:

    I especially enjoyed some of the old hairstyles, with my hair down to my shoulders and a beard. And Henley's nickname used to be 'Furry Basketball' because he had that fro. It was fun to just look at what was going on in that era and how we presented ourselves on stage.

  4. Chris Bosio:

    Someone in our coaches ’ room asked me about Daniel Stumpf, and I said, ‘ Oh, you mean,' Spider Monkey.' ’ That’s his nickname. He’s a skinny little white kid who makes all of these funny faces when he works out.

  5. President Obama:

    You may have heard of this, Kanye is thinking about running for Speaker of the House. It couldn't get any stranger...But in case Kanye is serious about this whole POTUS thing -- or as he calls it 'peezy' [West's nickname is Yeezy] -- I do have advice for him.


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