Meaning of “sobriquet” in the English Dictionary

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"sobriquet" in British English

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sobriquetnoun [ C ]

also soubriquet uk /ˈsəʊ.brɪ.keɪ/ us /ˈsoʊ.brə.keɪ/ formal

a name given to someone or something that is not their or its real or official name:

These charms have earned the television show's host the sobriquet "the thinking woman's heartthrob".
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(Definition of “sobriquet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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