A sobriquet or nickname is the name that is given to a person instead of their own by making reference to a particular characteristic of that person. We have seen in series such as Grey’s Anatomy with the Doctor Solid, and movies like Indiana Jones with Indi, but we also use them ourselves with our friends and family.
The famous were not going to be less and also have nicknames funny that your closest friends and family members have jobs with the passing of the years. We’ll show you the best so far.
The mottoes of famous more curious
1 – Hugh Jackman – Sticks
We are used to seeing this actor with a lot of muscle for his action roles, however, it was not always so. In fact, in his youth, he had legs so thin that his friends called Sticks (toothpicks). The nickname has dogged the entire life.
2 – Jennifer Lawrence – Nitro
All those who know little call it Nitro, a diminutive of nitroglycerin. This nickname is because when I was a child, I was a bit hyperactive and his mother will put that motto.
3 – Keanu Reeves – The Wall
Although he has confessed on numerous occasions that he was not the best in studies, In sports he did quite well. It is for this reason that his teammates gave him the nickname The Wall (The Wall), because few could pass to score a goal.
4 – Miley Cyrus – Smiley
One of the mottoes of most well-known of the famous, this is the singer Miley Cyrus. It is a game of words between her own name and the English word used to say smile. The origin of the nickname dates back to when she was a child and she couldn’t erase her smile from her face.
5 – Barack Obama – Barry O Bomber
The ex-president of the united States is known for its love of basketball, so it is not surprising that its nickname is related with that sport. Barry O Bomber was as they called their fellow team because they always got the shots more complicated.
6 – Mariah Carey – Mirage
During his time at the institute was so little in class that his classmates called Mirage (mirage), as they see it there, it was a revelation.
7 – Drake – Degrassi
The singer was one of the protagonists of this successful series by what their friends are still joking and calling you as well.
8 – Queen Elizabeth – Gan-Gan
Few would think that the Queen of England has a nickname as any of us. Put it on the Prince George when I was little and since then the so called in the family.
9 – Cristiano Ronaldo – CryBaby
Now it is one of the best football players in the world, but it was not always so. When I was little I cried when you missed a goal or when we are not passed the ball, so his mother put him CryBaby (Cry Baby).
10 – Bella Thorne – Pickle
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The mote is put the actress Drew Barrymore during filming, although this has never confessed why that name.