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nickname

noun [C]  /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/ us  
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]  /ˈnɪk·neɪm/ us  
He was so optimistic that his staff nicknamed him Twinkletoes.
Translations of “nickname”
in Korean 별명…
in Arabic كُنْية, لَقَب…
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 Spanish apodo…
in Portuguese apelido…
in German der Spitzname…
in Catalan sobrenom…
in Japanese あだ名…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外号, 绰号, 诨名…
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