nickname noun

VERB + NICKNAME give sb | acquire, get He got his nickname ‘Ash’ from his heavy smoking. | earn (sb) | live up to Leicester Tigers lived up to their nickname in a very attacking game.

NICKNAME + VERB stick He got his nickname when he was at school and it stuck for the rest of his life.

PREP. ~ for ‘Chalky’ is a common nickname for people called White.

PHRASES hence her/his nickname He worked in a garage?hence his nickname ‘Spanner’.

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