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Definition of pet name noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pet name

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpet neɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpet neɪm//
 
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a name you use for somebody instead of their real name, as a sign of affection See related entries: Names
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pet name