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nicknamenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/
an informal name for someone or sometimes something, used esp. to show affection, and often based on the person's name or a characteristic of the person
nickname
verb [T]  us   /ˈnɪk·neɪm/
He was so optimistic that his staff nicknamed him Twinkletoes.
Translations of “nickname”
in Arabic كُنْية, لَقَب…
in Korean 별명…
in Malaysian nama timangan…
in French surnom…
in Turkish lakap, takma ad…
in Italian soprannome…
in Chinese (Traditional) 外號, 綽號, 諢名…
in Russian прозвище, кличка…
in Polish przydomek, przezwisko…
in Vietnamese biệt danh…
in Spanish apodo…
in Portuguese apelido…
in Thai ชื่อเล่น…
in German der Spitzname…
in Catalan sobrenom…
in Japanese あだ名…
in Indonesian julukan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外号, 绰号, 诨名…
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