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pet name

noun [C]  us   /ˈpet ˈneɪm/
an informal, affectionate name given to someone by family or friends: Bruce's pet name for Noelle is "Otter," which can be embarrassing when other people hear it.
Translations of “pet name”
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛稱,暱稱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱称,昵称…
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