Definition of agname in US English:

agname

noun

  • A name used instead of or in addition to a person's ordinary given name and surname; a byname.

verb

  • with object With double object, in pass. To be styled or called instead of or in addition to an ordinary given name and surname.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From classical Latin ag-, variant of ad- ad- + name, after classical Latin agnōmen agnomen<br>mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From agname.

Pronunciation

agname

/ˈaɡneɪm/