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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nick·name /ˈnɪkˌnem/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 別名; 暱稱

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 nick·name n.  A name given in affectionate familiarity, sportive familiarity, contempt, or derision; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation; as, Nicholas's nickname is Nick.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nick·name, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nicknamed p. pr. & vb. n. Nicknaming.] To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname.
    You nickname virtue; vice you should have spoke.   --Shak.
    I altogether disclaim what has been nicknamed the doctrine of finality.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a familiar name  for a person (often a shortened version of
           a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his
           nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's
           nickname was Slim" [syn: moniker, cognomen, sobriquet,
      2: a descriptive name for a place or thing; "the nickname for
         the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'"
      v : give a nickname to [syn: dub]