• Definition for "hypocoristic"
    • related to a nickname, frequently indicating closeness using…
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hypocoristic definition

  • adjective:
    • related to a nickname, frequently indicating closeness using the person.
    • Endearing; diminutive.
  • noun:
    • A nickname, especially one indicating closeness and formed through a shortening of this original title.
    • In Greek and Latin sentence structure, just like diminutive.
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