nickname

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1 nickname /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/ noun
plural nicknames
1 nickname
/ˈnɪkˌneɪm/
noun
plural nicknames
Learner's definition of NICKNAME
[count]
: a name (such as “Moose” or “Lady Bird”) that is different from your real name but is what your family, friends, etc., call you when they are talking to you or about you
2 nickname /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/ verb
nicknames; nicknamed; nicknaming
2 nickname
/ˈnɪkˌneɪm/
verb
nicknames; nicknamed; nicknaming
Learner's definition of NICKNAME
[+ object]
: to give (someone) a name that is not that person's real name : to give a nickname to (someone)
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