Sobriquet Definition

Define what is Sobriquet?

1. byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet (noun)

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

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

appellation, appellative, designation, denomination noun
identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

Nearby Terms

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land tenure by agricultural service or payment of rent; not burdened with military service

soccer (noun)
a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

soccer ball (noun)
an inflated ball used in playing soccer

soccer player (noun)
an athlete who plays soccer

sociability (noun)
the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows

sociable (noun)
a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

sociableness (noun)
the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows

sociably (adverb)
in a gregarious manner

social (noun)
a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

social action (noun)
a social policy of reform (especially socioeconomic reform)

social activity (noun)
activity considered appropriate on social occasions

social affair (noun)
a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship

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an anthropologist who studies such cultural phenomena as kinship systems

social anthropology (noun)
the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society

social assistance (noun)
benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law