English version

pet name

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpet nameˌpet ˈname noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 NAME OF A PERSONa special name you call someone who you like very much
Examples from the Corpus
pet nameSome Floozy Named Flo: he even had a pet name for her.It's only a pet name for Henry.He had never called her by her family pet name, Fifi, even when she lived at home.Derwin has pet names for all his employees.
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