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Definition of Nickname

Nickname

  1. A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation.
  2. To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname.

Nickname Quotations

My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big.
Satchel Paige

Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
Thomas Paine

I was never top of the class at school, but my classmates must have seen potential in me, because my nickname was 'Einstein.'
Stephen Hawking

I was never top of the class at school, but my classmates must have seen potential in me, because my nickname was Einstein.
Lucy Hawking

OK, I have a nickname. My family calls me 'Trey' because I'm William the third. My dad has the same name, which is always confusing because my dad is well known, and I'm also known.
Bill Gates
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Nickname Translations

nickname in French is surnom
nickname in German is Spitzname
nickname in Italian is nomignolo
nickname in Spanish is apodo
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