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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.]
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Slang. The word or words by which one is called and identified:
Slang: handle.
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[ˈmɒnɪkəʳ] N (= name) → nombre m; (= nickname) → apodo m; (= signature) → firma f; (= initials) → iniciales fpl
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