Byname - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbaɪneɪm|  American pronunciation of the word byname
Brit.  |ˈbʌɪneɪm|  British pronunciation of the word byname

noun

- a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name) (syn: cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet)

Examples

...Thomas Edward Lawrence is better known to most people by his byname, Lawrence of Arabia....

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