Moniker meaning

mŏnĭ-kər
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A personal name or nickname.
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(1) A name, title or alias. See alias.
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(informal) A person's name or nickname.
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The definition of a moniker is a name or nickname.

Your nickname is an example of your moniker.

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A personal name or nickname; an informal label, often drawing attention to a particular attribute.

The rookie policewoman was upset being called Lemon Drop until she realized that everyone on the police force has a moniker.

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(computing) An object (structured item of data) used to associate the name of an object with its location.
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Origin of moniker

  • Probably from Shelta munik name possibly alteration of Irish Gaelic ainm from Old Irish nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Partridge (A Dictionary of Historical Slang) suggests a corruption of monogram, which is suggestive of the sense signature.

    From Wiktionary

  • Backslang for ekename (compare nickname);

    From Wiktionary

  • From Shelta munik;

    From Wiktionary

  • From monk;

    From Wiktionary