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10 classic Trumpian nicknames

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nickname (noun): a familiar or humorous name given to a person in addition to the real name. Donald Trump has a habit of giving his opponents nicknames, many if not most of which are also insulting.

Creepy Joe Biden
Creepy Joe
creepy (adjective): causing an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease
Joe Biden, former US vice-president
Crooked Hillary Clinton
Crooked Hillary
crooked (adjective - 2-syllables /crook'ed/): dishonest; bent, not straight
Hillary Clinton, wife of former US president
Low-Ratings CNN
#FAKENEWSCNN
fake (adjective): not genuine; not real; untrue
CNN (Cable News Network), US television station
Slimeball James Comey
Slimeball Comey
slime (noun): an unpleasantly thick and slippery liquid substance
ball (noun): a spherical object (for example a ball of wool, a cricket ball)
slimeball (noun): a ball of slime; a repulsive or disgusting person
James Comey, former director of FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
Fredo Chris Cuomo
Fredo
Fredo (proper noun, name): a reference to the dim-witted, weaker brother Fredo Corleone in the classic film The Godfather
Chris Cuomo, CNN newscaster
Horseface Stormy Daniels
Horseface
horseface (noun): a not-very-polite expression describing someone whose face you think resembles the face of a horse
Stormy Daniels, pornographic actress and stripper
The Chin - Thomas Friedman
The Chin
chin (noun): the part of the face between the mouth and the top of the neck, sometimes called a double-chin in overweight people
Thomas Friedman, general all-rounder
Don Lemon - The Dumbest man on television
The dumbest man on television
dumb (adjective): stupid
dumber (comparative adjective): stupider, more stupid
dumbest (superlative adjective): stupidest, most stupid
Don Lemon, CNN newcaster
Cheatin Obama
Cheatin' Obama
cheatin' (adjective): cheating, dishonest; behaving in an untrustworthy or deceitful way. Dropping the "g" makes the word sound chattier.
Barack Obama, former US president
Pencil-Neck Adam Schiff
Pencil-Neck
pencil (noun): a long, thin, typically wooden instrument for writing
neck (noun): the part of a person's body that connects the head to the rest of the body
pencil-neck (noun): a neck like a pencil (here pencil is used attributively, as an adjective)
Adam Schiff, American lawyer and politician

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