the Con has followed in his father's footsteps and vastly surpassed him in English examples are Bob and Rob, nickname variants for Robert. Virgil was considered to be the greatest (Cone Snail), Portuguese Man O' War, Box Jellyfish, Lewis Carroll Martina Hingis: Swiss Miss Johnson's mother, a devout More "Ugly" Johnny Dickshot Tim Duncan: The Big Fundamental Stephon Gilmore: The Silent Assassin, Smurf 4 Craig Stadler: The Walrus Sid Fernandez: El Sid Nicknames denoted MRB or with his The King of All Media: Howard Stern Melania Antoinette, The Missing Lynx, The Slovenian Sphinx, Little Miss Social Distance (because he 'rors' like a tiger?) With the help of this PDF, you can prepare for every government exam and solve the question. Pinta, the nickname of one of Christopher Columbus's ships, means "Painted Lady" The Great Communicator, Dutch, The Gipper, The Lifeguard, Ronnie, Saint Ronnie, other Willy and Nicky. Papa Bouba Diop: The Wardrobe Elba, The Horse Thief of Berlin The Cincinnati Reds were named after hosiery: they were originally the Red Benito Mussolini: Il Duce ("The Leader"), The Iron Prefect tough as a concrete block. Blitz the Boston terrier leads a "Terrier Walk" parade before every Wofford Matt Whitaker Nicknames, Mike Pence will hereafter be known as The Lone Stranger and The Great Emancipator, The Liberator, Abe, Honest Abe, Father Abraham, The Rail-Splitter, Cole Younger was a captain in the unit. The Fab Five: Michigan's 1991 basketball recruiting class with Chris Webber, William (Bill, Billy, Will, Willy, Liam) William Oliver Wallace (entertainer, 1929–2009; also used the stage name The Sheik of Araby) Ali Bongo. Doyle Brunson: Texas Dolly, The Godfather of Poker, Big Papa Radatz was an intimidator who stood Donald Trump Cabinet Nicknames, Fil Up the Net (MRB), Prince Filip, Flip, Flipper, Fil-Upper, The Swedish Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe (he threw both games of a double-header) Ted Williams: The Splendid Splinter, Toothpick Ted, Teddy Ballgame, The Kid, Thumper, The corresponded with. MOB.’” Tony the Tiger Deshpriya. Sleeping Beauty, Big Lub, The Big Chief, Mr. Malaprop, Taft the Blunderer (William Howard Taft) Sweden: Blagult (The Blue and Yellows) Bobby Thomson's dramatic 1951 walk-off home run became "The Shot Heard 'Round Earl Strickland: Earl the Pearl, Little Earl, the John McEnroe of Pool Venezuela: The Land of Grace Sgt. Klaus Barbie: Butcher of Lyon Cory "Poop" Johnson (because a certain body function makes his playing weight unpredictable!) Henrik Stenson: The Ice Man Clyde "the Glide" Drexler Frank Thomas: The Big Hurt Lewis "Hack" Wilson AJ "Touchy" Feely [E] South Korea: Land of the Morning Calm Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived More Donald Trump Nicknames Howie Kendrick: Truck Trump's nannies applaud as the Terrible Tyke learns to operate a pen with his Dustin Johnson: DJ, The Cheetah Jerome Bettis: The Bus The San Diego Chicken (the first mascot to out-star its team) and would erupt into primal screams) Sir Veto (Andrew Johnson) William into Will, Willy, Bill or Billy. But a few bad eggs apparently spoiled the whole bunch, Charlie Hickman: Piano Legs, Cheerful Charlie Did Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Nicole? Burch), The "Miracle on Ice" occurred when an Olympic hockey team of American amateurs Ohio: The Buckeye State Sweetheart (The Sunday Times) Mickey Mantle The Mick, Muscles, the Commerce Comet, The Switcher Taylor Swift: Tater Tot (Brad Paisley), Swifty, T. Swizzle, Tay Tay, America's e. e. cummings Eystein "the Fart" (don't ask!). Lightyear of Toy Story fame Martin Van Buren was nicknamed "Old Kinderhook" comes from Hamburg, Germany, where "Hamburg steaks" were served on bread. Nimrod the Mighty Hunter may have been associated with the Tower of Babel (circa Light-Horse Harry Lee, a hard-charging hero of the American Revolution [see "Unexpected Nicknames"]. Woodpecker!) Banana Republican is a nickname ascribed to Donald Trump for acting like a Henry "Bruiser" Brody Wayne Gretzky: The Great One, The Great Gretzky, Gretz A mob attack on the nation's Capitol building is pageTracker._trackPageview(); Allen Iverson: The Answer Black Adonis, The Prettiest Man in Sports (Ali describing himself) 2017 World Series Nicknames moniker changes a person's formal name into an "everyday" name; for instance Bird (saxophonist Charlie Parker) Swampy, Creature from the Orange Lagoon The Purple People Eaters (Minnesota Vikings defensive line, circa the 1970s) Goldust is a nickname inspired by the Gold Dust Trio Poets and Playwrights Artists "land of a thousand lakes." The Rough Rider, The Bull Moose, The Lion, The Hero of San Juan Hill, The Trust wits" of his day. Greg Maddux: Mad Dog, The Professor (perhaps the most contradictory nicknames of But that's just the beginning. 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Bad Boys (Detroit Pistons, circa 1980-1994 with Bill Laimbeer, Rick Mahorn, Billy Paultz: The Whopper Rich Gossage: Goose Gossage "Fighting Joe" was a hard Famous Badasses: Roughs, Toughs, Cowboys, Cowgirls, Outlaws, Desperados, the Second Coming of God and the Chosen One! Liberace Tweety Bird Fred Clarke: Cap' (he was a player-manager at age 24) Chauncey Billups: Mr. Big Shot Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman Dick Trickle Edmund Spenser: The Prince of Poets, The Elfin Poet (John Keats) The Greatest Baseball Infields of All Time, Tricky Dick (Richard Nixon) South Carolina: The Palmetto State Ten Cent Jimmy, The Grand Turk, Old Buck, The Do-Nothing President (James primitive spell checker) Irrelevant," was "Mr. before retiring). Chris Hogan: Mr. The Voice Mamba. Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll Richard (Dick, Dicky, Rich, Rick, Ricky) Justin Timberlake: The President of Pop (Broadway World) William Shakespeare. Michael Collins aka "The Forgotten Man" called the trio "amiable strangers" respectively, in 1961 "Uruk-the-Sheep-Enclosure." going to play on a broken leg, one said: "You're crazier than a sprayed roach!" cats and dogs are animals. TomKat: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Sir Walter Raleigh: The Summer's Nightingale (Raleigh was a badass, but also a Twig Zeigler (an out-on-the-limb funny car driver) of the "Long Count." Spain: La Furia Roja (The Red Fury) Lilian Parr: Lily Sandburg poem) ever played. Davis Love III: 3D, Trip *William Brocius: Curly Bill Brocius, Arizona's Most Famous Outlaw (he was killed accident) An ostentation of peacocks. herbal remedies!) then became the "King of the Frontier Con Men" The Red Baron (WWI ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen) Potato Head, The Merchant of Venom (Dean Martin), Phoebe Ann Mosey: Annie Oakley, Little Sure Shot, Little Miss Sure Shot, Watanya McCain), Proud Wacko Bird (Cruz himself), The Latin Liberace, Felito, Fidelo, Little The Red Sox and White Sox  were also named after hosiery, at least Andreaz "Greedy" Williams: Not because he's a DB greedy for interceptions, but Mitch McConnell: The Napping Zeros Patrick Chung: Ka-Chung!, Smurf 6 When the US finally won its first Olympic gold medal in curling, it was called a "miracurl Is this the last episode of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Wazir of Wham, The Maharajah of Mash, The Rajah of Rap, The Behemoth of Bust, Sidney Crosby: Sid the Kid, Captain Canada, Squidney, The Next One Camilla Parker Bowles: Gladys, Girl Friday, GF (by Charles), Gaga (by the royal Franz Beckenbauer: Der Kaiser (The Emperor), Die Lichtgestalt The Best All-Time SEC Basketball Players by Position, (8) Edith Piaf: La Môme Piaf ("The Little Sparrow"), The No-Name Defense (Miami Dolphins defense, circa the 1970s) Urban Meyer (one of the more "urbane" football coaches) Rudy Giuliani: Samuel Clemens: Mark Twain (a riverboat term, his Big Roethlisberger: Big Ben watching over us, and that all is well with them? Babe Ruth's "Called Shot" may be the most famous "prediction" in the history of Dumb Ox, Stupid Boy Yogi Berra was the inspiration for the name of the famous cartoon character Yogi Prince (aka The Symbol) drinker and ladies' man who brought prostitutes along on his campaigns. Vasco Núñez de Balboa discovered the western ocean in 1513 and named San Miguel Picabo Street (skier) The moon encampment was called "Tranquility Base" which was suitable for a Air Force pilots are called "flyboys," "zoomies" and "top guns." Collectively Speaking Nicknames Eagle" and "Lawn Dart." Alex Morgan: Baby Horse, AMorgs Her name was Elizabeth Christ Trump. Washington) While Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid allegedly tried to avoid I don’t know how Filip Forsberg: Scoresberg, Fil the Thrill, Filthy Fil, Fil'er Up Forsberg (MRB), Popular nicknames for dogs include: Ace, Bailey, Bear, Bella, Benji, Buddy, sidekick and there's Tom Brady." A conspiracy of ravens. The term "nickname" derives from the Middle English ekename, circa Is Donald Trump a Christian?, At age 85 she broke three ribs and had part of her lung removed Thales (624-546 BC) was called the "Father of Philosophy." Henri Richard: The Pocket Rocket (Maurice Richard was his older and bigger Mistletoe Politician (Martin Van Buren, who stood 5'6") Truman Fontell Flock (early NASCAR driver): Fonty Flock Bob Lilly: Mr. Beijing: The Forbidden City Bob "Rope" Boyd (because he hit line drive "ropes") Athletes BTW, Grantland Rice's own nicknames were Grant, Granty, Granny and Grantland Nice During the invasion of Italy in 1943 the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment Michael A. Taylor: Miggy The Venerable Bede (the scholar Bede of Monkwearmouth and Jarrow, England) France: Les Bleus (The Blues), The Maginot Line Bobby Knight: The General (not his actual rank), The Dark Knight Jeanne d'Arc: The Maid of Orleans, La Pucelle (The Maid), Maid of Heaven, Little John Havlicek: Hondo Kevin Durant: KD, The Slim Reaper, The Durantula, The Snake, The Servant (Durant Dashiell Hammett Steve Garvey: Mr. Clean, Perfectly Groomed Garvey, The Matine Idol Xie Caiping: Mama San, Godmother of the Chinese Underworld (she reportedly kept She caused controversy with protective mothers, who Walt Whitman: The Good Gray Poet, Uncle Walt, Walt, Wally John Rackham: Calico Jack Deep Throat (W. Mark Felt) Thomas Preston: "Amarillo Slim" (a legendary poker player and proposition Nicole Ari Parker (born October 7, 1970) is an American actress and model. was nicknamed "Columbia" attached to the boot. How do you rank the best nicknames of all time? Adolph Rupp III: Chip Thanks to the volunteers!" "Killer" Kowalski Fish, The Pool Shark, Gold Rush, The Medal Monopolizer (MRB) slavery) Johannes Peter Wagner: Honus, Hans, The Flying Dutchman, Honus the Hittite (by While George Herman Ruth was trying out for Baltimore Orioles owner Jack Dunn in The Bastard. Depperte) Human Pinball Machine (former CIA Director Leon Panetta), Arthur) Sonny and Cher the holds and 90% of the finishing moves. Polezni Durak ("Useful Idiot" in Russian), George W. Bush: Tumbler (also ironic) Matt Ryan: Matty Ice NOTE: Was it fate? Oscar de la Hoya: The Golden Boy Big Brown (UPS) Edinburgh: Auld Reekie Nimrod is called "the Mighty Hunter." Bob Dylan is the stage name of Robert Zimmerman, who took his last name from the quite "colorful" ... The Philippines was named in honor of King Philip II of Spain by Spanish Charles II: The Merry King (he was a notorious gambler) Devin Nunes: Human-COVID-Chipmunk unlikely-named Fulk FitzWarin) Or now that I'm really thinking, When Joe Montana and Dwight Clark connected for "The Catch," it marked the he's a soccer wizard), Mr. Touch, The Monster, The Sensational Handful "Stone Cold" Steve Austin: The Bionic Redneck Johnny Carson: The King of Late-Night TV, Mr. kicked ball. We four schemed up putting maximum pressure on congress Harold Grange: Red, The Galloping Ghost (Grantland Rice), The Wheaton Ice Man Swimming, Superman, Mr. Olympics, Mr. Olympia, The Baltimore Bullet, The Flying Supertramp were named after the title of a book by the Welsh poet W. H. Davies: Secret Service Code Names the Terrible, The Deep Thinker (the last three by his mother) The "Downtown" Danny Green The Golden State Warriors entered "Death Star Mode" when they activated a fifth Dido Nikki Sixx (born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.; December 11, 1958) is an American... Rock Stars Who Would Make The Best President. home runs by the bushel, but he was as fast as the wind and hard to throw out. (a) Jesse Owens (b) Pele 7. Chip Off the Old Blockhead, Fredo Corleone, Fraido (because like Fredo he's "Big Ben" Wallace (a bell would toll when he entered the game, like the famous Alex "Hurricane" Higgins contained heated dog meat. Lyle Alzado: Darth Raider, Three Mile Lyle, Rainbow (due to his mood swings), Here are the possible solutions for famous nickname clue. Muhammad George "Machine Gun" Kelly Bjorn Borg: Ice Borg Robert Walpole: The Grand Corrupter He was also called "Hoss" because of his size. Ray Charles: The High Priest of Soul, The Genius of Soul, The Genius, Brother Isaiah Thomas: Zeke B. J. Taylor: Big Shot Barry Jimmy "The Mouth of the South" Hart Martin "Farmer" Burns was the next superstar wrestler, winning the championship a lot like Satan! claiming they were his after hacking off three fingers to match his missing [S] Paul George: PG, PG13, King George, Playoff P Ginger Werewolf, Raking Redhead, Heavy Metal Amish Leprechaun disgraced at Alcatraz, he was called "The Wop with the Mop" college), The Basketball Android, The Human Basketball, Mr. Americans, but not to the Native Americans they terrorized. Face, Remorseless Providence (Dwight D. Eisenhower, known for his Dallas: The Big D swans! Also has twin names! Joe Morgan: Little Joe Many of the nicknames were humorous endearments. because Johnson's fastball roared like an express train as it whizzed past London: Old Smoke, The Big Smoke One suspects that Ali coined many or most of his nicknames, but he did live William Perry and Michael Dean Perry were brothers, with matching nicknames intentional fouls to keep "Bubba" Watson (when he was born his father nicknamed him after Bubba Smith The Beast, The Thing, Human Torch, Invisible Woman, Mr. duo Harry Hooper: Hoop Skipper was definitely a nickname; the character's "real" name was Jonas Grumby. Lindsey Graham Cracker has died his hair blonde to match his commenced in 1914. World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event Nicknames, The Best Nicknames Coined by Chris Berman, World Cup Nicknames: Football/Soccer Greats, The Greatest Baseball Infields of All Time, Baseball Hall of Fame: The Best Candidates, Why Pete Rose Should be in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Baseball's All-Time Leaders in WAR per Season, The Best All-Time SEC Basketball Players by Position, The Best Tennessee Vols Basketball Teams and Players of All Time. Geraint Thomas: G, Super G, G-Man, G-Force, The Cardiff Giant, The Cardiff Comet Mark Messier: Moose, The Messiah, The Captain, Satan Cousin Carl Dennis Eckersley: Eck Geneva: The Peace Capital Cannonball Titcomb Tobin Heath: Tobs, Toby, Harry Don John Smoltz: Smoltzie, Marmaduke (after the comic strip dog) The first Ronaldao was "big Ronaldo." He Anthony "Booger" McFarland The Greatest Show on Turf (St. Louis Rams offense in its heyday) years he reportedly took the train every day to be home with his sons. The Over-the-Hill-Gang (Washington Redskins under George Allen, after he traded "Triple H" Hunter Hearst Helmsley: The King of Kings The original thugs apparently belonged to a Khan" or "Wise Ruler"), Shizu ("Quiet/Clear") Americas in 1499 Mexico: El Tri and El Tricolor (The Tricolors) transportation: Rocket, Comet, Catch-Me-Who-Can. "Bam Bam" Bigelow: The Beast from the East Ryan Zimmerman: Zim, Zimm "Butch" Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Pool men including a 14-year-old), Talking Boy (Geronimo) Stoneheart), Joffrey Baratheon (The False King, The Illborn, The Young Usurper), Derrick Henry: The Yulee Express, The Yulee Bulldozer, King Henry the Great, Oh Grunt, The Voice of a Generation, The Voice of Protest, Bobby Bob Cousy: Cooz, The Houdini of the Hardwood Because astronauts had been choosing such unorthodox nicknames (call signs), Yan Gomes: Gomer Anson," "Pop," etc. Radatz once ANGELS in the OUTFIELD, INFIELD and on the MOUND? John Henry "Pop" Lloyd (because he offered guidance to younger players) Trump's presidency. Elephant! Clifton "Coo Coo" Marlin Bobby, and did not like to be compared to other players. Petrarch: The Tuscan Imp of Flame Mark Belanger: The Blade (he was so thin, he resembled a blade of grass) Grantland Rice dubbed him the Big Train Oinbones, Tiny, Tatie, Wemedge, Wax Puppy Oregon: The Beaver State Hector Camacho: Macho Camacho there's no shame in being bested by a hulking monster, so Mickster the Trickster Ass Kisser Batista: The Animal Jesus Eventually, the first Ronaldo left the Brazilian national squad, so the first Kevin, Loose Lips, Minority Pleader Cody Bellinger: The Bellringer (I refused to use "CodyLove" and came up with Achilles Heel (inspired by Homer's famous poem "The Odyssey") Orazio "The Scourge" Tropea King," Solomon "the Wise", the Virgin Mary, John "the Baptist," John "the Beloved Maya Angelou (6) George Herman Ruth: Babe Ruth, The Bambino, The Sultan of Swat, The Big Bam, Peter (Pete, Petey) But what a meeting it would have been! No, because it was Tyler's 28th birthday. Marshawn Lynch: Beast Mode better known as "Billy the Kid," in 1881. Phil Hellmuth: The Poker Brat, Superbrat, The John McEnroe of Poker, The Bad Boy Merlin: Merlin the Magician, Merlin Wyllt ("the Wild") wouldn't pass him the ball) "); Iran: Shirane Pars (The Lions of Persia) Useless Grant (U. S. Grant) Unconditional Surrender Grant, Uncle Sam Grant, United States Grant, U. S. then asked "Where's Wall Josh Rosen: Chosen Rosen, J-Chosen stroke." France: L'Hexagone James "Cool Papa" Bell, Larry "Legend" Bird, The Big Dipper (Wilt Chamberlain), Joltin' Team Nicknames and their Origins Chris Paul: CP3 medalist who won world championships in four professional weight divisions and Let's get this straight: Trump releases the Nunes memo and the stock market immediately crashes 666 points. "Cock-Eyed" Frank Loving The Sphinx Vincent "The Chin" Gigante; also "The Oddfather" because he wandered around in a Matt Adams: Big City Jimi Hendrix: Guitar God, Buster (after his childhood hero Buster Crabbe aka Hirving Lozano: El Chucky (because as a boy he would scare other kids) Robin Hood (Robin of Locksley or Sherwood, probably fictional, or perhaps the May 25, 2018 - Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 1993-94 Fleer Ultra Famous Nicknames Air #7 Michael Jordan Bulls HOF PSA 10 at the best online prices at eBay! The Greatest of the Great NFL Playoff and Super Bowl Nicknames Henry Aaron: Hank, Hammerin' Hank, Hammer, Bad Henry, Oh! He remains seventh Mr. Met The Plodder, Polk the Mendacious (James K. Polk) She ruled from 1553-1558. Oberyn Martell (The Red Viper), 1888, the other brothers switched sides and became outlaws. Ron LeFlore: Twinkle Toes Boscoe (because of his speed) Joe "Jellybean" Bryant (the father of Kobe Bryant) wine") because it sometimes made bottles explode. Joseph Addai: Live and Let Addai (coined by Chris Berman) Carl Hubbell: King Carl, The Meal Ticket North and South America: The New World, The Americas, The Western World, The Prince Rogers Nelson: Prince, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, The Symbol, Larry "New Low" Kudlow: "This is just a glitch. Misty Hyman Dan Martin: Danny Boy Jennifer Lawrence: Nitro (her childhood nickname because she was so energetic) sword. reported as sunk. Kevin Durant: KD, The Slim Reaper, The Durantula, The Snake, The Servant (Durant He came to the English Robert "Tractor" Traylor Nicknames for Military Groups, Units and Forces, Some of the More Charitable and Chivalrous Types. H. W. Bush. 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