Nickname in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation
nickname
noun
1. (sobriquet)
a. el apodo (M)
Ariadna's nickname is Tita because her baby brother called her that when they were little.El apodo de Ariadna es Tita porque su hermanito le decía así cuando eran pequeños.
b. el sobrenombre (M)
The kitten's name is Valentina, but her nickname is Teensy. La gatita se llama Valentina, pero su sobrenombre es Peque.
c. el mote (M) (related to personal qualities)
Joaquín Loera Guzmán's nickname is Shorty because of his short stature. El mote de Joaquín Loera Guzmán es El Chapo porque es de estatura baja.
transitive verb
2. (to give a nickname)
a. apodar
The media nicknamed LeBron James "King James" when he entered the league.Los medios apodaron a LeBron James "King James" cuando entró a la liga.
b. dar el apodo de
They nicknamed him Grumpy because he was always in a bad mood.Le dieron el apodo de Cascarrabias porque siempre estaba de mal humor.
nickname
[ˈnɪkneɪm]
noun
1. apodo (m) mote (m)
transitive verb
2. apodar
  • he was nicknamed “Tank” lo apodaron “Tank”
nickname [ˈnɪkneɪm]
noun
apodo (m); mote (m)
transitive verb
apodar; dar el apodo de
they nicknamed him Nobby le dieron el apodo de Nobby
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