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sobriquet

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Noun
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so=bri=quet

CIDE DICTIONARY

sobriquetn. [F. sobriquet, OF. soubzbriquet, soubriquet, a chuck under the chin, hence, an affront, a nickname; of uncertain origin; cf. It. sottobecco a chuck under the chin.].
     An assumed name; a fanciful epithet or appellation; a nickname.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sobriquet, n. (also soubriquet)
1 a nickname.
2 an assumed name.

Etymology
F, orig. = 'tap under the chin'

ROGET THESAURUS

sobriquet

Misnomer

N misnomer, lucus a non lucendo, Mrs, Malaprop, what d'ye call 'em, Hoosier, nickname, sobriquet, by-name, assumed name, assumed title, alias, nom de course, nom de theatre, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pseudonym, pseudonymy, misnamed, pseudonymous, soi-disant, self called, self styled, self christened, so-called, nameless, anonymous, without a having no name, innominate, unnamed, unacknowledged, in no sense.


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