1. (sobriquet)transitive verb
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.
The kitten's name is Valentina, but her nickname is Teensy. La gatita se llama Valentina, pero su sobrenombre es Peque.
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.
2. (to give a nickname)
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.
They nicknamed him Grumpy because he was always in a bad mood.Le dieron el apodo de Cascarrabias porque siempre estaba de mal humor.
1. (general)transitive verb
a. el apodo m, mote (M)
he was nicknamed “Tank”lo apodaron “Tank”
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