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1. sobriquet

noun. ['ˈsoʊbrəˌkeɪ, ˌsoʊbrəˈkɛt'] a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name).

Synonyms

  • nickname
  • moniker
  • designation
  • appellative
  • cognomen
  • denomination
  • byname
  • appellation

Etymology

  • sobriquet (French)
  • soubriquet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Sobriquet

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet
  • coronet

How do you pronounce sobriquet?

Pronounce sobriquet as ˌsoʊbrəˈkɛt.

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UK - How to pronounce sobriquet in British English

Sentences with sobriquet


1. Verb, past tense
Today, however, the Grand Old Party sobriquet belongs firmly to the Republicans.

2. Noun, singular or mass
He's certainly earned the sobriquet "gentle giant."

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