WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
so•bri•quet /ˈsoʊbrɪˌkeɪ, -ˌkɛt, ˌsoʊbrɪˈkeɪ, -ˈkɛt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a nickname.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
so•bri•quet  (sōbrə kā′, -ket′, sō′brə kā, -ket; Fr. sô brē ke),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -quets 
    (sōbrə kā′, -ket′, sō′brə kā, -ket; Fr. sô brē ke),USA pronunciation 
  1. a nickname.
Also,  soubriquet.  so′bri•queti•cal, adj. 
  • ?
  • French
  • 1640–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

sobriquet, soubriquet /ˈsəʊbrɪˌkeɪ/ n
  1. a humorous epithet, assumed name, or nickname
Etymology: 17th Century: from French soubriquet, of uncertain origin



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