Sobriquet

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Sobriquet Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person''s given name); "Joe''s mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry''s nickname was Slim"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Sobriquet'


  • Sobriquet: A sobriquet. (ˈ | s | oʊ | b | r | ɨ | k | eɪ SOH | bri-kay is a nickname , sometimes assumed, but often given by another. It is usually a ...

Sobriquet Sample Sentences in News


  • For Scottish shipbuilders, is the choice independence or employment?
    A century ago, the Scottish city of Glasgow was known as "the shipbuilding capital of the world." The sobriquet was well-earned: At its peak before World War I, some 70,000 people were directly employed in 19 shipyards dotted along the broad banks of the River Clyde. Read more on this news related to 'Sobriquet'

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