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Nickname

Meanings and phrases

nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); moniker; cognomen; sobriquet; soubriquet; byname
  2. a descriptive name for a place or thing

nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give a nickname to; dub

earned the nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He earned the nickname 'The Wizard of Burhill'.
  • For this, he earned the nickname "the red millionaire".
  • Anthony eventually earned the nickname "Little New York".

given the nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • While there he was given the nickname of "Mr. Pat".
  • She was given the nickname of "Sisi" at a young age.
  • He was given the nickname "The Franchise".

nickname given

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The title was taken from the nickname given to King Vidor's 1946 film "Duel in the Sun".
  • He was also called Antyllus, a nickname given to him by his father meaning "the Archer".
  • A humorous nickname given to the Soviet cluster bombs was "Molotov bread baskets" in Finland.

acquired the nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He acquired the nickname Narada from Sri Chinmoy.
  • Less then acquired the nickname of "Little Memphis".
  • They acquired the nickname the "Bonshommes".

gained the nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He gained the nickname "papa de riz" or the "rice daddy".
  • He gained the nickname "al-Arjud" because of the scantiness of his beard.
  • According to Corcoran, he gained the nickname "King" as a high school senior.

earning the nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was an impetuous soldier, earning the nickname Lightning in a battle against the Karamanids.
  • Seals played college football at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, earning the nickname 'Dr.
  • Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, and Richard Meier, led to Columbus earning the nickname "Athens on the Prairie."

received the nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From this book he received the nickname "Fine Hansen."
  • At Marquette University, Hayward received the nickname "Money Man".
  • He received the nickname "Jumbo" because he was and weighed 223 pounds.

whose nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The name refers to trail runner Kilian Jornet, whose nickname is the Pirate of Mont Blanc.
  • Burroughs, whose nickname was "Peanut John" (or "Johnny Peanut"), agreed to hold the horse.
  • The Graf von Luxemburg is now René Graf, a struggling novelist whose nickname is "The Count".

nickname

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Stoops picked up his nickname “Steamboat Willie” during a gig in Biloxi, Mississippi.
  • He became known as a true student of the sport, earning him the nickname “Old Master”.
  • Richard Thornton's activities in the Baltic earned him the nickname “The Duke of Danzig”.
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