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nicknames

noun
plural of nickname

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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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nicknames

verb
present tense third-person singular of nickname

Synonyms of nicknames (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Nicknames.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nicknames. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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