[SO-brih-kay; -ket]


A nickname; an assumed name; an epithet.

Jersey Shore taught me that the term “guido” is a sobriquet for Italian American.

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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Sobriquet.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sobriquet. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “sobriquet”, accessed October 24, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sobriquet.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Sobriquet. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sobriquet

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