sobriquet


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sobriquet

, soubriquet
a humorous epithet, assumed name, or nickname
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Desto, according to his son engineer Manolito Barundia, was said to be close to his father-in-law that the sobriquet was passed on to him.
According to reporter, Sarjan Barkati earned the sobriquet of 'pied piper' of Kashmir for his speeches and peculiar method of sloganeering that attracted large crowds during the mass uprising, triggered by extrajudicial killing of popular youth leader, Burhan Wani, in 2016.
Mahathir has been granted the sobriquet of Bapa Pemodenan (Father of Modernization) for enlightening and modernization of Malaysia.
That particular sobriquet sprang to mind when watching Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's full debut for Liverpool on Tuesday.
The artist adopted the sobriquet anarchitect, with a bow to the art brut painter Jean Dubuffet and in explicit opposition to his professional education at Cornell.
The Hoff is, of course, the sobriquet of American actor and singer David Hasselhoff, who is of German extraction and hugely popular in that part of the world.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], August 6 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday lambasted the Narendra Modi led- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, describing sobriquet NaMo as "No Agriculture Mal-governance Only".
Known by the sobriquet "El Licenciado" - "the graduate" - Lopez heads a Sinaloa Cartel faction at odds with two sons of former Sinaloa Cartel leader El Chapo Guzman.
JURGEN KLOPP probably didn't know how apt his self-imposed sobriquet would be.
Tous les jeunes participants beneficieront, tout au long du festival, de plusieurs conferences devant etre animees par des professionnels de cet art parmi lesquels l'humoriste tunisien Khaled Bouzid, connu sous le sobriquet d'El Fahem dans la serie TV a succes N'sibti Laaziza, qui fera egalement partie du jury appele a departager les concurrents.
Hence a left-handed pitcher facing the batter stood with the pitching arm to the south, inspiring the sobriquet southpaw.
That was why he was unanimously given the sobriquet, the Voice of Cricket.