Very masculine, with a masculine appearance or attitude.
A familiar, invented given name for a person or thing used instead of the actual name of the person or thing.
A lesbian who appears masculine or acts in a masculine manner.
A kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.
markedly masculine in appearance or manner; - used of men.
(transitive) To give a nickname to (a person or thing).
same as lesbian.
A name given in affectionate familiarity, sportive familiarity, contempt, or derision; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation; as, Nicholas's nickname is Nick.
a lesbian who is noticeably masculine.
To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname.
‘You nickname virtue; vice you should have spoke.’; ‘I altogether disclaim what has been nicknamed the doctrine of finality.’;
offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name);
‘Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph’; ‘Henry's nickname was Slim’;
used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
a descriptive name for a place or thing;
‘the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'’;
pejorative synonym for lesbian
give a nickname to
A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place or thing. Commonly used to express affection, a form of endearment and sometimes amusement, it can also be used to express defamation of character, particularly by school bullies.