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nickname

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈnɪkneɪm/
a name used informally instead of your real name: His behaviour has earned him the nickname 'Mad Dog'.Names and titles
nickname verb [+ two objects] They nicknamed her 'The Iron Lady'.
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…
(Definition of nickname from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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