Nickname in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Nickname

(transitive) To give a nickname to (a person or thing). | A familiar, invented given name for a person or thing used instead of the actual name of the person or thing. | A kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.

Short Example Sentences for Nickname

  • 1. But the nickname abides. 🔊
  • 2. He was known by a nickname only. 🔊
  • 3. The nickname is the idiom of nomenclature. 🔊
  • 4. They carry the proud nickname of kirekers. 🔊
  • 5. It was really the most civilized nickname in the house. 🔊
  • 6. The nickname of the machine gunners had frightened him. 🔊
  • 7. A fellow gave me the nickname one day. 🔊
  • 8. The Russian nickname for the bear. 🔊
  • 9. A nickname (from the apostle Peter) for a fisherman. 🔊
  • 10. Hence my nickname of Arsene Lupin. 🔊
  • 11. Morris (Moorish) is probably a nickname due to complexion. 🔊
  • 12. Clootie, cloots, hoofie, hoofs (a nickname of the Devil). 🔊
  • 13. My brother was to blame for my having to bear that nickname through life. 🔊
  • 14. Once a nickname becomes attached to a watchman it seldom leaves him. 🔊
  • 15. A boy's nickname and an humble dwelling. 🔊
  • 16. He treated me cruelly in my youth, and fixed the nickname of goatherd on me. 🔊
  • 17. To change the nickname of MADGE to Margarine. 🔊

How to use Nickname in Sentences?

  • 1. Jusy gave himself his nickname when he was a baby, and it had always stuck to him ever since. 🔊
  • 2. And that is why his disrespectful pupil occasionally gives him the nickname of Cornaro! 🔊
  • 3. He received the nickname Ramelaer from his fondness for painting rabbits especially. 🔊
  • 4. They nickname it "Popery", and the name expresses that which is to them most hateful. 🔊
  • 5. We used to call him "Pongo," but without any better excuse for the nickname than his skin. 🔊
  • 6. Once Bashful Ike had taken the bit in his teeth, his nickname never fitted him again. 🔊
  • 7. They would only give Him a nickname and declare that He had no right principles! ... 🔊
  • 8. Her nickname of "Paddy Pepper-box" stuck to her, and she certainly justified it occasionally. 🔊
  • 9. The name or rather the nickname by which I am known among mountain men is Death Rifle. 🔊
  • 10. But in ordinary families it was quite natural that a nickname applied to the father should become a surname. 🔊
  • 11. But the nickname was often on the lips of the young boy- and girl-cousins and of their friends at home and at school. 🔊
  • 12. For he now felt that they all knew that nickname and perhaps all believed that slander a little, inasmuch as they all slandered. 🔊
  • 13. For the lad's nickname had come on board ship with him, and he was generally known by it. 🔊
  • 14. The one eye that gave the man his nickname was sharp and penetrating, but now it lighted with pleasure at the sight of the girl. 🔊
  • 15. Teach derived his nickname from his long black beard, which he twisted with ribbons into small tails, and turned about his ears. 🔊
  • 16. She had got this nickname ("the town-woman") because she had spent part of her youth in some town. 🔊
  • 17. His flittings were so noiseless and erratic, just like the little paper windmills made for children, that the nickname applied exactly fitted him. 🔊
  • 18. My mother, possessing a name that was not easily translatable, was punished with the undignified nickname of Annie. 🔊