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moniker

A personal or informal title, nickname, or term of address by which one is known. He's known as Stink Mouth around here, and how he came to have that moniker is a pretty hilarious story. There's a woman in the southeast part of the city who goes by the moniker The Collector—she's the person you need to help find what you're looking for.

moniker

and monniker (ˈmɑnəkɚ)
n. a nickname. With a moniker like that, you must get in a lot of fights.

monniker

verb
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Mind you, there are two dodgy monikers that anyone should be proud to be called - and that's the time-honoured 'monkey' and 'duckie'.
The Old Masters moniker might be pushing it a little, but there's no doubt that many of the biggest names in fashion design were on the scene for the fall home furnishings markets and shows.
Palm Inc., Milpitas, Calif., has adopted a new name, palmOne Inc., following the proposed spinoff this fall of PalmSource Inc., the makers of Palm OS platform software, palmOne will be the moniker for the company's handheld computer hardware and software solutions business, including the Zire and Tungsten brands of handhelds.
It comes in 32, 64, 128 and 256MB capacities and, in keeping with the cute moniker, is nattily designed and available in red, silver of black.
By putting "International" in the new moniker, SAG again underlined its ambition to expand and enforce its jurisdiction abroad, especially as production in overseas locations continues to proliferate.
Two years later, his Grade 8 class gave him the moniker Elvis Priestley.
The Blackburn striker has apparently applied to register the moniker ``Net King Cole'' as a trademark.
He earned the moniker "One-Slug McWhorter" because of his economical shooting.
"Everything opened up when they built a roadway into town," says Cesar Garcia, lieutenant mayor in the community now officially called the District of Machu Picchu, even though everyone still refers to it by its old moniker. "At first, it was chaotic."
I'm sure the Jacksonville critic would shun the moniker of "censor." Indeed, I've never met anyone who would claim it.
One measure of the difficulty is that, in the final three chapters on the late artist self-portraits, Berger's practice of giving each image a sprightly allegorical moniker is partly suspended; two self-portraits are retroactively assigned the uninflected, undifferentiated title of "the Louvre and Kenwood Painters" (510).
Given this theme, the moniker of a How-To-Do-It Manual is inaccurate for the majority of this publication.
An in-house contest has been initiated with the idea of getting the agency a new moniker in the next week or so.
called the bill a "protectionist measure cloaked under the moniker of tax fairness," in a statement.
A term cleverly adapted from the Las Vegas Rat Pack, the Black Pack was originally intended to be used only as a party theme, but quickly became the moniker for the group of young editors and agents who are changing book publishing.