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moniker

Syllabification: mon·i·ker
Pronunciation: /ˈmänəkər
 
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(also monicker)

Definition of moniker in English:

noun

informal
A name.
Example sentences
  • Can you name the artist's solo title, her Spice moniker and her actual name?
  • They eschew their given names for monikers like ‘Hotstick,’ ‘Bo’ and ‘Socks.’
  • With three speech scrolls, Quinatzin engages the two men to his right, whom the painter identifies with ethnic monikers instead of personal names.

Origin

mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

Derivatives

monikered

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Up to six million people are expected to log on during the month-long project to see how the politically monikered pen-mates get on.
  • This weekend, I received three e-mails from three of the most impressively monikered people I've ever heard of.
  • Home Page is a cleverly monikered site that seems to only contain random pictures and not much else.

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