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so·bri·quet  audio  (sbr-k, -kt, sbr-k, kt) KEY  also sou·bri·quet  (sbr-k, -kt, sbr-k, -kt) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An affectionate or humorous nickname.
  2. An assumed name.

ETYMOLOGY:
French, from Old French soubriquet, chuck under the chin


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