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noun mon·i·ker \ˈmä-ni-kər\

: a name or nickname

Full Definition of MONIKER

:  name, nickname

Variants of MONIKER

mon·i·ker also mon·ick·er \ˈmä-ni-kər\

Examples of MONIKER

  1. He earned the moniker Gator from his days wrestling alligators in Florida.
  2. I think Happy is an appropriate moniker for someone who smiles so much.

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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