misname (part of speech: verb)
misnomer (part of speech: noun)
- Burgoyne at this time made a special nickname for himself. - "The Siege of Boston", Allen French.
- His aquiline nose, bristling white eyebrows, and flashing, restless eyes gave him his nickname of l'Aigle. - "Somewhere in France", Richard Harding Davis.
- What long- forgotten trifles, what thoughts of youth the nickname brought back to Lady Lansdowne's recollection. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.