noun, plural so·bri·quets [soh-bruh-keyz, -kets, soh-bruh-keyz, -kets; French saw-bree-ke]. /ˈsoʊ brəˌkeɪz, -ˌkɛts, ˌsoʊ brəˈkeɪz, -ˈkɛts; French sɔ briˈkɛ/.
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Origin of sobriquet
OTHER WORDS FROM sobriquetso·bri·quet·i·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sobriquet
As the sigil of House Tyrell is a rose, the sobriquet is a play on her cunning and prickliness.
It would earn for its creator the sobriquet of “Tricky Dick.”
When Obama dispenses with that dread sobriquet “professorial,” he does it by being, well, more professorial.
The coolest dude I ever knew was a hustler in New York City that was known by the unusual sobriquet “Seldom Seen.”
On the advice of his customer, the poet Parny, he had taken the name of Marius, a sobriquet which stuck to the establishment.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Upon her return, she married a merchant ropemaker, whence her sobriquet—La Belle Cordire.Women of Modern France|Hugo P. Thieme
And his popular sobriquet was Simon the Saver (Anglicè, miser).Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various
For a long time this gave me the sobriquet of "Old Chicken."Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel|Frank G. Allen
Of course, Mr. Bulwer-Lytton lived too early to know him, or he wouldn't have conferred that sobriquet upon Warwick.Sixes and Sevens|O. Henry