verb (used with object), nick·named, nick·nam·ing.
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India is known as “the pharmacy of the world,” and the nickname is well-deserved.More than manufacturing: India’s homegrown COVID vaccines could transform its pharma industry|Naomi Xu Elegant|September 6, 2020|Fortune
I would tell people that my name was Tammy, which is funny, because while they actually gave me that nickname in not such a flattering way, but I hated that I had a boy’s name, but now it makes me different and so I love it.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy
This, of course, is applicable for Gear Moms and nonparents, too—I just invented this hack, and Gear Dad is my nickname at the Outside offices.
Some cities like Escondido, Rancho Peñasquitos and Santee have derogatory or naughty nicknames, but “Border City” is not – and has not ever been – a thing.Politics Report: A Poll and a Court Ruling in Key Council Race|Scott Lewis|August 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
She gives Charlie not only a gorgeous sweater and other swag but the inimitable nicknames “cockring” and “stepson.”
My nickname was Captain, though I was a private, first class.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His nickname, given to him at the Battle of Gettysburg and which he kept for the rest of his life, was Stonewall Jim.
He even allegedly had a nickname for his violent, aggressive alter ego: Rick.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mamoru taunts Usagi by giving her the nickname “dumpling head.”‘Sailor Moon’ Is an Oasis for Superheroes Who Can Save the Universe in Heels|Rich Goldstein|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her “little bird” may have been The3Pr0, the nickname for the many cybersecurity experts believe is the founder of SEA.
You may call it sentimentality or any other nickname you like.The Woman in Black|Edmund Clerihew Bentley
His open hands had won for this remarkable tenor the nickname, Cinque e cinque fanno dieci!My Recollections|Jules Massenet
"Scissors" Dempsey had come by his nickname because of a peculiar trick he had of keeping his knees stiff when walking.The Banner Boy Scouts|George A. Warren
He grew widely known in the neighborhood under his nickname.The Lock And Key Library|Various
Morshead may be the nickname of mine host of the Saracen's Head or may mean the end of the moor.The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley