Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See sobriquet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See sobriquet.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of sobriquet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have not done so because elsewhere a soubriquet is always explicitly accounted for in the Commentary, and here nothing is said.

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • These nicknames of affection or derision, from the French slang soubriquet, “a chuck under the chin,” enlivened the political language of a previous era.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • These nicknames of affection or derision, from the French slang soubriquet, “a chuck under the chin,” enlivened the political language of a previous era.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • These nicknames of affection or derision, from the French slang soubriquet, “a chuck under the chin,” enlivened the political language of a previous era.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • These nicknames of affection or derision, from the French slang soubriquet, “a chuck under the chin,” enlivened the political language of a previous era.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • But, for the record, I prefer Michael Jackson's account, if for no other reason than he uses the word "soubriquet", which is pretty badass if you ask me.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • But, for the record, I prefer Michael Jackson's account, if for no other reason than he uses the word "soubriquet", which is pretty badass if you ask me.

    My Obsession With Porter Begins

  • It is almost needless to add that this cane derives its 'soubriquet' of

    Australian Search Party

  • Sobriquet is the French form yet "soubriquet" has made the dictionary as a variant.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 1

  • So he may appreciate the paradox of his lightning ascent in his second calling – not to mention the mutterings of those press-box colleagues who have toiled diligently for years without recognition from their trade's association and remember the days when they called him Captain Grumpy, a soubriquet he did his best to live up to.

    US hard courts will reveal if Andy Murray's lapses are part of a cycle | Kevin Mitchell

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  • Like 'gangerh'.

    February 11, 2008