Definition of 'nickname'
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It was there that he acquired his nickname. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)The other one was in the military police but she only knows his nickname. The Sun (2009)And she has probably acquired a nickname at that particular branch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was the age when most people were known by their nicknames. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a new nickname but one she gladly accepted. The Sun (2013)No doubt this story will lead to some new nicknames for the players from jokers on the terraces. The Sun (2008)One indication of that happening in our staff is when we agree upon a suitable nickname for the new head pastor. Christianity Today (2000)Black Widows is the grim nickname used for the wives of dead rebels. The Sun (2010)You don't get a nickname like that without scoring firepower to back it up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thus, this stretch of prom acquired its nickname. Times, Sunday Times (2010)While he was in Korea he acquired a new nickname. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The reptile served as the company's mascot and provided a nickname for the new browser. DOT.CON (2001)I do feel for the young man, whose nickname for life is now assured. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can't give me a nickname that's already being used by a celebrity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Culture Secretary has a new nickname. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This road covers 98 miles and was given its nickname thanks to the alleged sighting of dozens of UFOs and aliens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)IN any tight-knit group nicknames are used - and are rarely complimentary. The Sun (2009)I'm known for giving nicknames, and refer to my parents as food items. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'nickname'
British English: nickname /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/ NOUN
A nickname is an informal name for someone or something.
Red got his nickname for his red hair.
- American English: nickname
- Arabic: لَقَبٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: apelido
- Chinese: 绰号
- Croatian: nadimak
- Czech: přezdívka
- Danish: øgenavn
- Dutch: bijnaam
- European Spanish: apodo
- Finnish: lempinimi
- French: surnom
- German: Spitzname
- Greek: παρατσούκλι
- Italian: soprannome
- Japanese: ニックネーム
- Korean: 별명
- Norwegian: tilnavn
- Polish: przezwisko
- European Portuguese: apelido
- Romanian: poreclă
- Russian: прозвище
- Spanish: apodo
- Swedish: smeknamn
- Thai: ชื่อเล่น
- Turkish: takma ad
- Ukrainian: прізвисько
- Vietnamese: biệt hiệu
British English: nickname VERB
If you nickname someone or something, you give them an informal name.
When he got older I nicknamed him Little One.
Definition of nickname from the Collins English Dictionary
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