Simple Definition of so–called
—used to indicate the name that is commonly or usually used for something
—used to indicate a name or description that you think is not really right or suitable
Full Definition of so–called
1 : commonly named <the so–called pocket veto>
2 : falsely or improperly so named <deceived by a so–called friend>
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Definition of so–called for Students
: commonly or wrongly named <a so-called friend>
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