Definition of Pseudonym

1. Noun. A fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role.

Exact synonyms: Anonym, Nom De Guerre
Generic synonyms: Name
Specialized synonyms: Stage Name, Nom De Plume, Pen Name
Derivative terms: Pseudonymous



Definition of Pseudonym

1. n. A fictitious name assumed for the time, as by an author; a pen name.

Definition of Pseudonym

1. Noun. A fictitious name, often used by writers and movie stars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pseudonym

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudonym

pseudomorphous
pseudomorphs
pseudomusical
pseudomystical
pseudomythological
pseudonarrative
pseudonavicella
pseudonavicellae
pseudonavicula
pseudonaviculae
pseudonaviculas
pseudoneglect
pseudoneuropterous
pseudonull
pseudonulls
pseudonym (current term)
pseudonymised
pseudonymities
pseudonymity
pseudonymization
pseudonymize
pseudonymized
pseudonymous
pseudonymously
pseudonymousness
pseudonyms
pseudooligomer
pseudooligosaccharide
pseudooligosaccharides
pseudoparallel

Literary usage of Pseudonym

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1. Simplified Library School Rules: Card Catalog, Accession, Book Numbers by Melvil Dewey (1904)
"2c pseudonym. Enter under pseudonym when real name can not be (j found; ... Also enter under pseudonym with reference from real name when the author is ..."

2. Honduras: The Facts Speak for Themselves : The Preliminary Report of the by Human Rights Watch/Americas, Center for Justice and International Law (1994)
"Other officers that the declarant was able to know in this period were: Sub-lieutenant Mario Asdrubal Quinones (pseudonym Attorney Quintero) the current ..."

3. An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction by William Adolphus Wheeler (1865)
"1793), a versatile American author, on account of his impetuosity; adopted by him in some of his works as a pseudonym. Occidente, Maria dell' (ma-re'A del ..."

4. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"A pseudonym adopted by the three brothers, Austin, ... The pseudonym is composed of the first syllable of the names of the three brothers. Ben David. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"CABALLERO, Fernan, fer-nan' ka-ba- lya'ro, pseudonym of CECILIA BOHL VON FABER, Spanish novelist, daughter of a German who settled in Spain and married a ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"The pseudonym being important as giving at once a de to the author's name, supposing it not to be well known, as in this instance it is. P. 42. ..."

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