sobriquet

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Synonyms for sobriquet

a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

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The new Museum of Liverpool - dubbed "the concrete i-Pod" among other soubriquets - is "quite promising, but not on the best site".
We should settle for history's soubriquets and treat revisionism with scepticism.
His nickname in Westminster is Brunners which smacks of the soubriquets of Test Match Special gang - Johnners, Blowers etc - and like those names, it is used affectionately.