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sobriquet

noun byname, cognomen, fanciful name, fictitious, nickname, nom de plume, pseudonym
See also: call, cognomen, title
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The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Economist and Financial Times also come close to evenly dividing their attention across the spectrum of major political labels.
object to the political labels on different grounds.
To Durnil, it's all very simple and has little to do with political labels.
These women are out to blow up political labels and alter stereotypes, and show why changing course can be a turning point in anyone's life-albeit while well-dressed and fully accessorized.
What the city of Boston and its great citizens showed me was that we're really not that different under our political labels.
Although the Lane County commissioners are officially nonpartisan - no political labels attached - everybody knows differently.
They see self-centered egoists disguised in different political labels than Mubarak's, displaying similar traits and the panache to deceive diplomatically.
Yet while conventional political labels like liberal and conservative have always seemed anomalous in South Africa, the events of the past decade have decisively settled a once-open question: Were racial or class divisions at the heart of the country's dilemmas?