so-called

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

so +‎ called

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Adjective[edit]

so-called (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) So named; commonly called by such a name, often with a connotation that the item is not worthy of that name.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ So-Called. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved on 6 June 2016.