Definition of Soubriquet

1. Noun. A familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name). "Henry's nickname was Slim"

Exact synonyms: Byname, Cognomen, Moniker, Nickname, Sobriquet
Generic synonyms: Appellation, Appellative, Denomination, Designation
Derivative terms: Nickname



Definition of Soubriquet

1. n. See Sobriquet.

Definition of Soubriquet

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sobriquet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soubriquet

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soubriquet

souari
souari nut
souari tree
souaris
soubah
soubahdar
soubahdars
soubahs
soubise
soubises
soubresaut
soubresauts
soubrette
soubrettes
soubrettish
soubriquet (current term)
soubriquets
soucar
soucars
souce
souced
soucekite
souces
souchong
souchongs
soucing
soucouyant
soucouyants
souct
soudans

Literary usage of Soubriquet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1855)
"Death of the Duke of Cumberland—His military career—The soubriquet of the Butcher given hi™—Anecdotes of him—Marriage of Caroline Matilda —Her married life ..."

2. The Red Book of Michigan: A Civil, Military and Biographical History by Charles Lanman (1871)
"They possessed a commanding influence in the Legislature, and all over the State, and for many years went by the soubriquet of ..."

3. Cutch: Or, Random Sketches, Taken During a Residence in One of the Northern by Marianne Young, Marianna Postans (1839)
"... honoured with the soubriquet of " the Byron of the East," to Colonel H. Pottinger, respecting the Formation of a " Native Literary Society. ..."

4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1860)
"... and the Albany Argus, in noticing his death, referred to the circumstance above stated as the origin of the popular soubriquet of Unele Sam. ..."

5. Lives of the queens of England of the house of Hanover by John Doran (1855)
"Death of the Duke of Cumberland—His military career—The soubriquet of the Butcher given him—Anecdotes of him—Marriage of Caroline Matilda —Her married life ..."

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