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sobriquet

Saltos de línea: so¦bri|quet
Pronunciación: /ˈsəʊbrɪkeɪ
 
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(also soubriquet)

Definición de sobriquet en inglés:

sustantivo

A person’s nickname: she was a vast and haughty person who answered to the sobriquet ‘Duchesse’
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His on-field partnership with fellow Galway great Frank Stockwell saw the pair earn the sobriquet of the ‘Terrible Twins’ - a name borne of their almost telepathic understanding.
  • John Mullan discusses Charles Edward Stuart's sobriquets, but we should remember that most of his followers in 1745 were Gaelic-speakers.
  • He laughs when asked about his new sobriquet of Britain's richest man.

Origen

mid 17th century: French, originally in the sense 'tap under the chin', of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with sobriquet

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