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nickname

['nɪkneɪm] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. прозвище, кличка

    2. уменьшительное имя

  2. гл.

    1. давать прозвище

    2. уст. неверно называть

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nickname

['nɪkneɪm]

  1. n

    прозвище, кличка

  2. v

    давать прозвище, кличку

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My father always told me a good officer knows every man in his outfit by name, preferably by his nickname.
Отец мне всегда говорил: «Хороший офицер должен знать в своей части всех по фамилии, а еще лучше знать, какое у кого прозвище».
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones
The approach of Yermolai with Vladimir and the man with the strange nickname, Sutchok, broke in on my meditations.
Приход Ермолая, Владимира и человека с странным прозвищем Сучок прервал мои размышления.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Oh, and Peabody says that Ted’s a nickname for Edward, so-”
Да, Пибоди говорит, что Тед – уменьшительное от Эдуарда, так что…
Robb, J.D. / Creation In DeathРобертс, Нора / Образ смерти
Образ смерти
Робертс, Нора
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Creation In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
He was not rich himself, nor distinguished, nor clever; at school he had passed for a dull, slow-witted boy, sleepy, and greedy, and had borne the nickname 'driveller.'
Сам он ни богат, ни знатен, ни умен; в пансионе слыл за вялого и тупого мальчика, за соню и обжору - и прозвище носил "слюняя".
Turgenev, I.S. / The Torrents of SpringТургенев, И.С. / Вешние воды
Вешние воды
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
But you can be sure of this-whenever a human has a nickname it is a proof that the name given him was wrong.
Но в одном можешь быть уверен — если человеку дают кличку, значит, имя выбрали ему не то.
Steinbeck, John / East Of EdenСтейнбек, Джон / На восток от Эдема
На восток от Эдема
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
East Of Eden
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1952
© renewed Elaine Steinbeck, Thom Steinbeck, and John Steinbeck IV, 1980
"I should think up a cute little nickname for you, too, you know".
‑ Знаешь, я, пожалуй, тоже придумаю для тебя прозвище.
Saintcrow, Lilith / To Hell and BackСэйнткроу, Лилит / Дорога в ад
Дорога в ад
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2008 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Волковский В. Перевод на русский язык, 2011
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2011
To Hell and Back
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2008 by Lilith Saintcrow
The Terehovs had always been distinguished by their piety, so much so that they had even been given the nickname of the "Godlies."
Тереховы вообще всегда отличались религиозностью, так что им даже дали прозвище - Богомоловы.
Чехов, А.П. / УбийствоChekhov, A. / The murder
The murder
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Убийство
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
The very idea, didn't you know his nickname was Ol' One-Shot when he was a boy?
Надо же додуматься – вы даже не знаете, что вашего отца еще мальчишкой прозвали Финч Без Промаха?
Lee, Harper / To Kill a MockingbirdЛи, Харпер / Убить пересмешника
Убить пересмешника
Ли, Харпер
© Издательство "Молодая гвардия", 1964
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lee, Harper
© renewed 1988
© 1960 by Harper Lee
"There is nothing very much to admire in his eternal jokes and his nickname of 'diplomat,'" I reflected.
"И что за вечные шутки и название "дипломат" - ничего тут любезного нет.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ЮностьTolstoy, Leo / Youth
Youth
Tolstoy, Leo
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Юность
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
This man's real name was Evgraf Ivanovitch; but no one in the whole neighbourhood knew him as anything but the Gabbler, and he himself referred to himself by that nickname; so well did it fit him.
Настоящее имя этого человека было Евграф Иванов; но никто во всем околотке не звал его иначе как Обалдуем, и он сам величал себя тем же прозвищем: так хорошо оно к нему пристало.
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
‘Steamer’ was a nickname which, for some reason, the proles applied to rocket bombs.
Паровозом пролы почему-то прозвали ракету.
Orwell, George / Nineteen Eighty-FourОруэлл, Джордж / 1984
1984
Оруэлл, Джордж
© 1977, Sonia Brownell Orwell
© Издательство «Прогресс», 1989
© перевод, Голышев В. П.
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Orwell, George
© 1977, Sonia Brownell Orwell
© 2003, Thomas Pynchon
His nickname in the regiment was the Explosive Lieutenant...."
Его и в полку прозвали: "поручик-порох"...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
After that, Cafferty's nickname for me was Strawman.'
После этого случая Кафферти и прозвал меня Чучелом.
Rankin, Ian / Exit MusicРэнкин, Иэн / Музыка под занавес
Музыка под занавес
Рэнкин, Иэн
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
© В. Гришечкин, перевод на русский язык, 2011
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2011
Exit Music
Rankin, Ian
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
I never had heard this absurd nickname before, and did not care to notice it.
Я впервые в жизни услышал это смехотворное прозвище и не нашел нужным обращать на него внимания.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The VirginiansТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Виргинцы. Том 2
Виргинцы. Том 2
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
The Virginians
Thackeray, William Makepeace
A page of details came up, showing Isley’s expected release date from prison, nickname-Fast Eddie-and areas he would most likely frequent.
На экране появилась страница с подробной информацией, включавшей предполагаемую дату выхода из тюрьмы, кличку — Проворный Эдди — и места его наиболее вероятного пребывания.
Rankin, Ian / The Naming of the DeadРэнкин, Иэн / Перекличка мертвых
Перекличка мертвых
Рэнкин, Иэн
© John Rebus Ltd 2006
© Ю. Вейсберг, перевод на русский язык, 2009
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2009
The Naming of the Dead
Rankin, Ian
© John Rebus Ltd 2006

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'nɪkneɪmNounпрозвище; кличка

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Collocations

nickname file
картотека кличек преступников
nickname of stock
популярное сокращенное наименование акций какой-либо крупной компании
official nickname
официальное прозвище
be nicknamed
прозываться
nicknames of stocks
прозвища акций

Word forms

nickname

verb
Basic forms
Pastnicknamed
Imperativenickname
Present Participle (Participle I)nicknaming
Past Participle (Participle II)nicknamed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I nicknamewe nickname
you nicknameyou nickname
he/she/it nicknamesthey nickname
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am nicknamingwe are nicknaming
you are nicknamingyou are nicknaming
he/she/it is nicknamingthey are nicknaming
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have nicknamedwe have nicknamed
you have nicknamedyou have nicknamed
he/she/it has nicknamedthey have nicknamed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been nicknamingwe have been nicknaming
you have been nicknamingyou have been nicknaming
he/she/it has been nicknamingthey have been nicknaming
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I nicknamedwe nicknamed
you nicknamedyou nicknamed
he/she/it nicknamedthey nicknamed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was nicknamingwe were nicknaming
you were nicknamingyou were nicknaming
he/she/it was nicknamingthey were nicknaming
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had nicknamedwe had nicknamed
you had nicknamedyou had nicknamed
he/she/it had nicknamedthey had nicknamed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been nicknamingwe had been nicknaming
you had been nicknamingyou had been nicknaming
he/she/it had been nicknamingthey had been nicknaming
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will nicknamewe shall/will nickname
you will nicknameyou will nickname
he/she/it will nicknamethey will nickname
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be nicknamingwe shall/will be nicknaming
you will be nicknamingyou will be nicknaming
he/she/it will be nicknamingthey will be nicknaming
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have nicknamedwe shall/will have nicknamed
you will have nicknamedyou will have nicknamed
he/she/it will have nicknamedthey will have nicknamed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been nicknamingwe shall/will have been nicknaming
you will have been nicknamingyou will have been nicknaming
he/she/it will have been nicknamingthey will have been nicknaming
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would nicknamewe should/would nickname
you would nicknameyou would nickname
he/she/it would nicknamethey would nickname
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be nicknamingwe should/would be nicknaming
you would be nicknamingyou would be nicknaming
he/she/it would be nicknamingthey would be nicknaming
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have nicknamedwe should/would have nicknamed
you would have nicknamedyou would have nicknamed
he/she/it would have nicknamedthey would have nicknamed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been nicknamingwe should/would have been nicknaming
you would have been nicknamingyou would have been nicknaming
he/she/it would have been nicknamingthey would have been nicknaming
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am nicknamedwe are nicknamed
you are nicknamedyou are nicknamed
he/she/it is nicknamedthey are nicknamed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being nicknamedwe are being nicknamed
you are being nicknamedyou are being nicknamed
he/she/it is being nicknamedthey are being nicknamed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been nicknamedwe have been nicknamed
you have been nicknamedyou have been nicknamed
he/she/it has been nicknamedthey have been nicknamed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was nicknamedwe were nicknamed
you were nicknamedyou were nicknamed
he/she/it was nicknamedthey were nicknamed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being nicknamedwe were being nicknamed
you were being nicknamedyou were being nicknamed
he/she/it was being nicknamedthey were being nicknamed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been nicknamedwe had been nicknamed
you had been nicknamedyou had been nicknamed
he/she/it had been nicknamedthey had been nicknamed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be nicknamedwe shall/will be nicknamed
you will be nicknamedyou will be nicknamed
he/she/it will be nicknamedthey will be nicknamed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been nicknamedwe shall/will have been nicknamed
you will have been nicknamedyou will have been nicknamed
he/she/it will have been nicknamedthey will have been nicknamed

nickname

noun
SingularPlural
Common casenicknamenicknames
Possessive casenickname'snicknames'