Sobriquet in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sobriquet

a commonly used name for an individual that is usually shorter than the person’s real name

Examples of Sobriquet in a sentence

Kitty is the sobriquet Catherine’s friends use when addressing her.  🔊

Because Laura was so small, her father referred to her by the sobriquet of Half-pint.  🔊

The boxer’s self-proclaimed sobriquet was “The Greatest”.  🔊

As soon as you hear the sobriquet, “Queen of Soul”, you think of the famous singer.  🔊

Bill is a sobriquet often used in regards to William.  🔊

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