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sou·bri·quet(so͞o′brĭ-kā′, -kĕt′, so͞o′brĭ-kā′, -kĕt′)
Variant of sobriquet.
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a variant spelling of sobriquet
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or sou•bri•quet(ˈsoʊ brɪˌkeɪ, -ˌkɛt, ˌsoʊ brɪˈkeɪ, -ˈkɛt)
[1640–50; < French, Middle French; of obscure orig.]
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a nickname.See also: Names
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|Noun||1.||soubriquet - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"|
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