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British English: /ˈnɪkneɪm/
American English: /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/

Translation of nickname in German:


  • 1 (name added or substituted)
    Spitzname Mask.
  • 2 (abbreviation)
    Spitzname Mask.
    (affectionate) Koseform Fem.

transitive verb

  • einen Spitznamen geben + Dat.
    nickname somebody …
    jemandem den Spitznamen … geben
    jemanden … taufen

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