Sobriquet So`bri`quet" (s[-o]`br[-e]`k[asl]"), n.[F. sobriquet, OF. soubzbriquet, soubriquet, a chuck under the chin, hence, an affront, a nickname; of uncertain origin; cf. It. sottobecco a chuck under the chin.] An assumed name; a fanciful epithet or appellation; a nickname. [Sometimes less correctly written {soubriquet}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Soubriquet — Sou bri quet , n. See {Sobriquet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soubriquet — [so͞o′brə kā΄] n. var. of SOBRIQUET …   English World dictionary

  • soubriquet — variant of sobriquet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soubriquet — /sooh breuh kay , ket , sooh breuh kay , ket /, n. sobriquet. * * * …   Universalium

  • soubriquet — sou|bri|quet [ˈsu:brıkeı] n another form of ↑sobriquet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soubriquet — [[t]so͟ʊbrɪkeɪ[/t]] soubriquets see sobriquet …   English dictionary

  • soubriquet — sou·bri·quet || suːbrɪket / keɪ n. nickname, assumed name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soubriquet — [ su:brɪkeɪ] noun variant spelling of sobriquet …   English new terms dictionary

  • soubriquet — noun (C) another spelling of sobriquet …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • soubriquet — sou•bri•quet [[t]ˈsu brəˌkeɪ, ˌkɛt, ˌsu brəˈkeɪ, ˈkɛt[/t]] n. sobriquet …   From formal English to slang

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