Sobriquet



noun, plural sobriquets
[soh-bruh-keyz, -kets, soh-bruh-keyz, -kets; French saw-bree-ke] /ˈsoʊ brəˌkeɪz, -ˌkɛts, ˌsoʊ brəˈkeɪz, -ˈkɛts; French sɔ briˈkɛ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a nickname.
noun
1.
a humorous epithet, assumed name, or nickname

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