moniker

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noun mon·i·ker \ˈmä-ni-kər\
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monicker

Definition of moniker

  1. :  name, nickname “Hoosier” is a common moniker for a resident of Indiana.

Examples of moniker in a Sentence

  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.

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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

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Definition of moniker for English Language Learners

  • : a name or nickname



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