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Meaning of SOBRIQUET

Pronunciation:  'sowbru`key

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a familiar name (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"
 

SOBRIQUET is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: cognomen, moniker, nickname, soubriquet
 
 See Also: appellation, appellative, denomination, designation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.]

 

 

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