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Overview of noun nickname

The noun nickname has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) nickname, moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet, byname

(a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim")

2. nickname

(a descriptive name for a place or thing; "the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'")

Overview of verb nickname

The verb nickname has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dub, nickname

(give a nickname to) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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