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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 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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