prename

noun

pre·​name ˈprē-ˌnām How to pronounce prename (audio)

Examples of prename in a Sentence

his prename is “Christopher,” but he prefers to be called by his last name

Word History

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prename was in 1728

Dictionary Entries Near prename

Cite this Entry

“Prename.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prename. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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