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KK Pronunciation

〔 kɑgˋnomәn 〕


〔 kɒɡˊnoumen 〕

Overview of noun cognomen

The noun cognomen has 2 senses

  • nickname, moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet, byname -- (a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim")

  • surname, family name, cognomen, last name -- (the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name))