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Attesté en 1849, d’origine incertaine. Il y a beaucoup de spéculation concernant l’origine du terme ; de monk ou de munik, qui signifie nom en shelta, provenant du gaélique irlandais ainm.

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moniker
\ˈmɒn.ɪ.kə\
monikers
\ˈmɒn.ɪ.kəz\

moniker

  1. (Familier) Sobriquet, surnom.
    • The rookie policewoman was upset being called Lemon Drop until she realized that everyone on the police force has a moniker.
    • An unidentified citizen filed the complaint along with the president’s office, saying that the moniker was slanderous. – Salon.com, 2008, Court: OK to call Polish leaders ‘ducks’.
  2. Appellation.

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