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.
Recent Examples of moniker from the Web
TMZ reported rapper Paul Duane Beauregard, better known by his hip hop moniker DJ Paul, was angry and made the threats during his performance at the 901 Festival in Memphis Saturday night.
His Glorious moniker and entrance music are big hits.
Frontman Gerard Way and lead guitarist Ray Toro have unveiled solo LPs, and rhythm guitarist Frank Iero released two -- under frnkiero and the cellebration, later adopting his current moniker, Frank Iero and the Patience.
Markle isn't alone in going by a different moniker in Hollywood.
Youth Lagoon is the moniker of musician Trevor Powers, who has been releasing albums under that name since 2011.
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Origin and Etymology of moniker
probably from Shelta (language of Irish itinerants) mŭnnik, modification of Irish ainm
First Known Use: 1851
MONIKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of moniker for English Language Learners
: a name or nickname
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