[ UK /nˈɪkne‍ɪm/ ]
[ US /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/ ]
  1. a descriptive name for a place or thing
    the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'
  2. a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
    Henry's nickname was Slim
    Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph
  1. give a nickname to
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use nickname In A Sentence

  • Cooper felt herself instinctively bristle at Sasha's use of the nickname she hated. CIRCLE OF THREE: BOOK 6: RING OF LIGHT
  • zone_info": "huffpost. living/blog; living = 1; nickname = sharon-glassman; entry_id = 212862; humor = 1; kimpton-hotels = 1; melatonin = 1; new-york-city = 1; pillows = 1; sleep = 1; snoring = 1; snoring-remedies = 1; women = 1", Sharon Glassman: Why Can't Women Sleep? Part V - The Zzz-inducing Joy of Things Gone Wrongly Right
  • Given that the blogger in question goes by the nickname Polycarp, it will be obvious how many potentially striking church history-related headlines I had to pass up... The Church Of Jesus Christ Has Begun Considering The Only True God
  • In an affair which the Italian press have dubbed "Rubygate", she is reported to have attended dinners at Mr Berlusconi's private villa outside Milan, where she allegedly witnessed group sex games which the prime minister and his entourage nicknamed "bunga-bunga - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • zone_info": "huffpost. entertainment/blog; entertainment = 1; featured-posts = 1; nickname = jenna-busch; entry_id = 286704; antonio-banderas = 1; interview = 1; laura-linney = 1; movies = 1; richard-eyre = 1; the-other-man = 1", Jenna Busch: Antonio Banderas and Laura Linney Talk The Other Man
  • He invited him to play bass in his band and gave him his nickname. Times, Sunday Times
  • Mormons, an overwhelmingly Republican demographic (nicknamed the blacks of the GOP), make up something like a third of the people in dentistry school. Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Teacher’s Unions
  • zone_info": "huffpost. comedy/blog; comedy = 1; featured-posts = 1; nickname = sarah-haskins; entry_id = 397275; advertising = 1; current-tv = 1; currentcom = 1; infomania = 1; lessons = 1; new-year = 1; sarah-haskins = 1; satire = 1; target-women = 1", Sarah Haskins: Target Women: Lessons 2009 (VIDEO)
  • As financial secretary in 2007, he handed out income tax rebates and property-rate waivers, earning him the nickname of "tong tong," a term for sweets, from the local press. -- Top News
  • In 1740, British Admiral Vernon (whose nickname was ‘Old Grogram’ for the cloak of grogram which he wore) ordered that the sailors’ daily ration of rum be diluted with water.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy