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SOBRIQUET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sobriquet mean? 

SOBRIQUET (noun)
  The noun SOBRIQUET has 1 sense:

1. a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

  Familiarity information: SOBRIQUET used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOBRIQUET (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

byname; cognomen; moniker; nickname; sobriquet; soubriquet

Context examples:

Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph / Henry's nickname was Slim

Hypernyms ("sobriquet" is a kind of...):

appellation; appellative; denomination; designation (identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others)


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