byname

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

By-name \By"-name'\, noun A nickname. --Camden.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Byname \By"name'\, verb (used with an object) To give a nickname to. --Camden.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

byname

noun

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: {nickname}, {moniker}, {cognomen}, {sobriquet}, {soubriquet}, {byname}]


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