1. a name added to or substituted for the proper name of a person, place, etc., as in affection, ridicule, or familiarity: He has always loathed his nickname of “Whizzer.”.
2. a familiar form of a proper name, as Jim for James and Peg for Margaret. verb (used with object), nicknamed, nicknaming.
3. to give a nickname to (a person, town, etc.); call by a nickname.
4. Archaic. to call by an incorrect or improper name; misname.
"scuds can be nicknamed."
"lords can be nicknamed."
"cassettes can be nicknamed."
"wizards can be nicknamed."
"people/places/organizations can be nicknamed."
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