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cognomen

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cognomen

  1. 1 a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual <richly deserved the cognomen of “Butterfingers”> Synonyms alias, byname, nickname, epithet, handle, moniker (also monicker), sobriquet (also soubriquet), surnameRelated Words appellation, denomination, denotation, designation, label, tag, title; anonym, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym

  2. 2 a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known <“Christopher Columbus” is the Latinized cognomen of the navigator who was known to his Spanish crewmates as Cristóbal Colón> Synonyms appellation, appellative, name, compellation, denomination, denotation, designation, handle, moniker (also monicker), nomenclature, titleRelated Words baptismal name, Christian name, first name, forename, given name; family name, maiden name, middle name, surname; matronymic, patronymic; byname, diminutive, epithet, hypocorism, nickname, sobriquet (also soubriquet); banner, rubric, tag; alias, cryptonym, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym; binomial, monomial; trivial name, vernacular; misnomer; brand name, label, trademark, trade name




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