byname


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byname

(ˈbaɪˌneɪm)
n
1. a name that is additional to a person's main name, such as a surname
2. a familiar, pet, or derisory name given to a person, animal, or place
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Noun1.byname - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)byname - 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
Translations
liikanimisukunimi
References in classic literature ?
The Resurrection Man - to use a byname of the period - was not to be deterred by any of the sanctities of customary piety.
There was a settlement there soon afterwards with examples of the byname or surname from the early 1200s.
91] That one is an interesting case, because he took his mother's full byname "de Langeside," and also incorporated her first name into his byname with "Dyson.
this "Horos of Zeus" is a type of abbreviated marker of shrines, in which the word [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] or [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is either understood as part of the meaning of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and a byname of the god was perhaps assumed as known.
To this day, Kwame Donkyoa is a byname of Osei Bonsu, chanted in performance as acclamation and mnemonic.
Balanga, Bataan - Since its establishment 16 years ago, the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) in Mariveles has been consistently producing world-class seafarers, earning for the school the byname "Seamen's capital" in Asia.
By the twentieth century, the "Gush" as it had become known was a byname for poor, overcrowded, unsanitary housing.
Kyk maar na die volgende (en gaan lees die volledige inskrywings as iets nie duidelik is nie), elk met 'n stukkie aanhaling uit die bespreking daarvan: abelardeer ("Dit sit beslis nie elkeen se broek om die woord in beleefde geselskap te gebruik nie"); guillotine ("Taalkundig is dit interessant dat die Franse byname vit die toestel en die naamwoordklas van guillotine vroulik is.
No doubt he was feeling for his Switch, whence his other byname, Matthias Hipsmiter.