Definitions For Nickname


  • A familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
  • A descriptive name for a place or thing
  • A name (such as “Moose” or “Lady Bird”) that is different from your real name but is what your family, friends, etc., call you when they are talking to you or about you


  • Give a nickname to
  • To give (someone) a name that is not that person's real name : to give a nickname to (someone)

Is Nickname a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Nickname is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Nickname in a Sentence

  • His mother gave him the nickname “Winky” when he was a baby.
  • Earvin “Magic” Johnson got his nickname from the way he handled a basketball.

Synonyms for Nickname

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