Word of the Day: Moniker

mon·i·ker

noun \ˈmä-ni-kər\

: a name or nickname

Full Definition of MONIKER

:  name, nickname

Variants of MONIKER

mon·i·ker also mon·ick·er

Examples of MONIKER

  1. He earned the moniker Gator from his days wrestling alligators in Florida.
  2. I think Happy is an appropriate moniker for someone who smiles so much.
  3. People should be more observant of monikers used by chatango chatters. They are telling of the chatters character ie … breadncircus

Origin of MONIKER

probably from Shelta (language of Irish itinerants) mŭnnik, modification of Irish ainm

First Known Use: 1851

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