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.
Only too fittingly, Carlomar Arcangel Daoana writes "Benji Reyes: The Work of His Hands": "Reyes has become a byname when it comes to furniture pieces that are heart-stopping for their svelte forms.
He's not doing anything inappropriate but his name is a byname for questionable views at the moment.
There is a school of thought that even argues that successive office bearers at the club have thrived in the perpetual administrative chaos and financial disorder which could as well be the club's byname.
Where is the 3rd Gown?PERLA ORIENTE: Pearl of the Orient Seas is the byname given to our beautiful country, the...
Senator Atteeq Shaikh surprised on byname nominations of the ministry officials for the conference instead cadres.
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." A number of surnames of this type are still in use, including Dyson, Sibson, Emson, Emmeson, Alison, Margison, Ibson, Mabson, Maudson, Mawson, Maryson, and Letson.
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.
Back home, I was giving some advice to a gal, Nell byname, who was about to go to a job interview, but didn't want toseem a pushover to the employer.
To this day, Kwame Donkyoa is a byname of Osei Bonsu, chanted in performance as acclamation and mnemonic.