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mon·i·ker

or mon·ick·er  (mŏn′ĭ-kər)
n. Slang
A personal name or nickname.

[Probably from Shelta munik, name, possibly alteration of Irish Gaelic ainm, from Old Irish; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

moniker

(ˈmɒnɪkə) or

monicker

n
slang a person's name or nickname
[C19: from Shelta munnik, altered from Irish ainm name]

mon•i•ker

or mon•ick•er

(ˈmɒn ɪ kər)

n.
Slang. name; nickname.
[1850–55; probably < Shelta mŭnnik name (alleged to be a permutation and extension of Irish ainm name)]

moniker

- Originally meant a mark left by a tramp on a building or fence to indicate he/she had been there; therefore, a tramp's moniker identified him/her like a signature.
See also related terms for signature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moniker - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)moniker - 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"
appellation, appellative, designation, denomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

moniker

or monicker
noun
Slang. The word or words by which one is called and identified:
Slang: handle.
Translations
přezdívka
lempinimiliikanimilisänimi

moni(c)ker

n (Brit inf: = signature) → Name m, → (Friedrich) Wilhelm m (inf)
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