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That, however, could easily be a sobriquet for Deception Pass Bridge.

As the sigil of House Tyrell is a rose, the sobriquet is a play on her cunning and prickliness.

It would earn for its creator the sobriquet of “Tricky Dick.”

When Obama dispenses with that dread sobriquet “professorial,” he does it by being, well, more professorial.

The coolest dude I ever knew was a hustler in New York City that was known by the unusual sobriquet “Seldom Seen.”

On the advice of his customer, the poet Parny, he had taken the name of Marius, a sobriquet which stuck to the establishment.

Upon her return, she married a merchant ropemaker, whence her sobriquet—La Belle Cordire.

And his popular sobriquet was Simon the Saver (Anglicè, miser).

For a long time this gave me the sobriquet of "Old Chicken."

Of course, Mr. Bulwer-Lytton lived too early to know him, or he wouldn't have conferred that sobriquet upon Warwick.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sobriquet, such as: appellation, moniker, alias, anonym, byname, and handle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.