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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

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  • One member of the club, who asked not to be named, said that the sobriquet was a way of
  • In a country where the sobriquet is usually the only name by which it is courteous or safe to address a man, and where it is invariably apt, few men are accorded two.
  • I think that's truly a french-canadian name...and it derives from a french "sobriquet".
  • By his story of the Frog he scaled the heights of popularity at a single jump and won for himself the 'sobriquet' of for more
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