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 (/ˈsoʊbrɨkeɪ/ SOH-bri-kay) is a nickname, sometimes assumed, but often given by another. It is usually a familiar name, distinct from a pseudonym

Sobriquet Sample Sentences in News


  • Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday bash: Action shifts to Lucknow, 76kg goat slaughtered
    If you think that Rampur had acquired the sobriquet of socialistic celebration hub primarily due to the lavish birthday celebrations of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, then Lucknow too has not lagged behind in staking its claim in the opulent birthday bash of Netaji with supporters of Netaji (as Mulayam Singh Yadav is fondly called by his supporters) Read more on this news related to 'Sobriquet'

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