- n. 绰号
a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name);
"Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"
"Henry's nickname was Slim"
- In Paris he was rewarded with the sobriquet of an “ultra-liberal”.
Gromyko's sobriquet 'Old Stone Face', belied a dry, sardonic humor.出自： D. Acheson