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Byname

see synonyms of byname

Noun

1. byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet

a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

Example Sentences:
'Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph'
'Henry's nickname was Slim'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Byname

see synonyms of byname
noun
1. 
a name that is additional to a person's main name, such as a surname
2. 
a familiar, pet, or derisory name given to a person, animal, or place

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Byname

see synonyms of byname
noun
1. 
a surname
2. 
a nickname

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