Definition of Penname

1. a name used by an author instead of his real name [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penname

penmakers
penmaking
penman
penmanship
penmanships
penmen
penn'orth
penn'orths
penna
pennaceous
pennae
pennage
pennages
pennal
pennals
penname (current term)
pennames
pennant
pennantite
pennants
pennate
pennate muscle
pennated
pennatula
pennatulacea
penne
penne rigate
penned
penneech
penneechs

Literary usage of Penname

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... writer and correspondent on the staff of the Chicago Tribune, and his contributions to the press, under the penname "Gain," have been widely read. ..."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"G: V. Leahy, St. John's seminary, Brighton, Mass. 10-11396 •Compiled from a series of articles originally published In the Boston pilot over the penname of ..."

3. The Bookman (1899)
"Jacques Anatole France, who has been so long and so generally known by his penname that we are apt to forget that in earlier days he was Anatole Thibaud, ..."

4. Missouri's Struggle for Statehood, 1804-1821 by Floyd Calvin Shoemaker (1916)
"An article appeared in the St. Charles Missourian over the penname "A Constituent" opposing the calling of an extra session in 1821, stating that there was ..."

5. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"... Pater Noster, 3 Aye Marias, 2 O Salutaris; offertories, elevations, etc., for organ [mostly is MS.]). Ho'ven, J. penname of VESQUE VON ..."

6. America in the East: A Glance at Our History, Prospects, Problems, and by William Elliot Griffis (1899)
"... style of nearly all Japanese who wrote English had been first modelled on the style of Peter Parley, the Yankee whose penname stands for a literary clan ..."

7. America in the East: A Glance at Our History, Prospects, Problems, and by William Elliot Griffis (1899)
"... style of nearly all Japanese who wrote English had been first modelled on the style of Peter Parley, the Yankee whose penname stands for a literary clan ..."

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