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[soo-bruh-key, -ket, soo-bruh-key, -ket]
  1. sobriquet.
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Examples from the Web for soubriquet

Historical Examples of soubriquet

  • What may have been the meaning of the other element in his soubriquet is not so easy to say.

    Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood

    J. Conway Walter

  • A sailor's soubriquet for himself; he will ask if you "have anything for a fellow to do?"

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • It was from this circumstance he had obtained the soubriquet of “wolf-killer.”

  • At this time she was known to her comrades by the soubriquet of "Sans Gne."

  • He won his wager, but also the soubriquet of Le Diable enflamm.

British Dictionary definitions for soubriquet


  1. a variant spelling of sobriquet
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