Simple Definition of moniker
: a name or nickname
Examples of moniker in a sentence
He earned the moniker “Gator” from his days wrestling alligators in Florida.
I think “Happy” is an appropriate moniker for someone who smiles so much.
Variants of moniker
Origin of moniker
probably from Shelta (language of Irish itinerants) mŭnnik, modification of Irish ainm
First Known Use: 1851
Rhymes with moniker
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