soubriquet

noun
sou·​bri·​quet | \ ˈsō-bri-ˌkā How to pronounce soubriquet (audio) , -ˌket, ˈsü-; ˌsō-bri-ˈkā, -ˈket, ˌsü- \

less common variant of

: a descriptive name or epithet : nickname

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“Soubriquet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soubriquet. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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