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nickname

noun

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a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual
  • his wavy hair earned him the nickname "Curly" early in life

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The first known use of nickname was in the 15th century

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“Nickname.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nickname. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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