After winning the championship for his team, Brad gained the sobriquet or nickname “Golden Boy.” This admiring term or friendly sobriquet reflected the affection of his team and fans. Brad was a bit embarrassed by the label or sobriquet—he felt that the win had been a team effort, and not solely his own doing.
Quiz: What is a sobriquet?
- An affectionate name for someone.
- A championship in a sport.
- An award given for a fine effort.