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sobriquets

noun
variants: also soubriquets
plural of sobriquet

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a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual
  • tagged her with the sobriquet "peanut" because of her diminutive size

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“Sobriquets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sobriquets. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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