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Noun Concept
Categories: Name stubs, Rhetorical techniques, Hypocorisms, Articles with short description, Nicknames
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hypocorism  pet name
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A name of endearment (especially one using a diminutive suffix) WordNet 3.0
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A name of endearment (especially one using a diminutive suffix) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A hypocorism or pet name is a name used to show affection for a person or object. Wikipedia
Diminutive form of a name Wikidata
A term of endearment; a hypocoristic, a pet name. Wiktionary
Term of endearment. Wiktionary (translation)
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`Billy' is a hypocorism for `William' WordNet 3.0