1) Having obtained or trying to obtain a nickname that is undeserved or unwarranted.
2) Making up your own nickname and trying to impress its use by others.
3) Calling oneself by your own nickname.
4) A miseke is the act of referring to oneself by one's nickname in any form, written or verbal.
An unwritten rule is that one shouldn't use their own nickname as it has been instilled by one's own family and/or peers for a particular reason. The use by one's self assumes the person has accepted the qualities that is associated with the nickname. This act is considered both uncool and conceited.
Jim: Hey there, my name's Jim, but I go by Mugz.
Megan: Why Mugz?
Jim: Well, that's what my friends call me
Megan: Don't you think that's a little miseke?
Brian: Hey guys, what do you think of the nickname Jag?
Paul: What do you mean?
Brian: Well, i want to be known as Jag
Paul: Dude, that's a miseke name.
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