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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.
On the contrary, the average liberal legislator has a better than 30 percent greater likelihood of being given a political label than the average conservative does.
object to the political labels on different grounds.
And we are united more by culture than political labels - and by how we honor one another than by who wields power at the moment.
What the city of Boston and its great citizens showed me was that we're really not that different under our political labels.
Political labels can be confusing when used to describe Islam and other religions because the tensions are often more between traditionalists and modernists.
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?
PRINCETON, NJ -- The strength of "conservative" over "liberal" in the realm of political labels is vividly apparent in Gallup's state-level data, where a significantly higher percentage of Americans in most states -- even some solidly Democratic ones -- call themselves conservative rather than liberal.
Although the Lane County commissioners are officially nonpartisan - no political labels attached - everybody knows differently.
Tom McCall found ways to lead both sides to higher ground, caring less about their political labels than about preserving the natural treasure Oregon is.