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pseu·do·nym

 (so͞od′n-ĭm′)
n.
A fictitious name, especially a pen name.

[French pseudonyme, from Greek pseudōnumon, neuter of pseudōnumos, falsely named : pseudēs, false; see pseudo- + onuma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

pseu′do·nym′i·ty n.
pseu·don′y·mous (so͞o-dŏn′ə-məs) adj.
pseu·don′y·mous·ly adv.

pseudonym

(ˈsjuːdəˌnɪm)
n
a fictitious name adopted, esp by an author
[C19: via French from Greek pseudōnumon]
ˌpseudoˈnymity n

pseu•do•nym

(ˈsud n ɪm)

n.
a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name.
[1840–50; < Greek pseudṓnymon false name]
pseu`do•nym′i•ty, n.

pseudonym

a nom de plume or fictitious name, especially one used by an author to conceal his identity. Cf. allonymy. — pseudonymous, adj.
See also: Names
a nom de plume or fictitious name, especially one used by an author to conceal his identity. Cf. allonymy. — pseudonymous, adj.
See also: Authors
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pseudonym - a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
stage name - the pseudonym of an actor
nom de plume, pen name - an author's pseudonym

pseudonym

noun false name, alias, incognito, stage name, pen name, assumed name, nom de guerre, nom de plume, professional name Both plays were published under the pseudonym of Philip Dayre.
Translations
إسْم مُسْتَعاراِسْمٌ مُسْتَعَار
pseudonym
pseudonym
salaniminimimerkkipseudonyymi
pseudonim
álnév
höfundarnafn, dulnefni
ペンネーム
가명
pseidonīms
pseudonympsevdonym
pseudonim
pseudonym
นามแฝง
bút danh

pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdənɪm] Nseudónimo m

pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdənɪm] npseudonyme m
under a pseudonym → sous un pseudonyme

pseudonym

nPseudonym nt

pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdəˌnɪm] npseudonimo

pseudonym

(ˈsjuːdənim) noun
a false name used by an author. He wrote under a pseudonym.

pseudonym

اِسْمٌ مُسْتَعَار pseudonym pseudonym Pseudonym ψευδώνυμο pseudónimo salanimi pseudonyme pseudonim pseudonimo ペンネーム 가명 pseudoniem pseudonym pseudonim pseudónimo, pseudônimo псевдоним pseudonym นามแฝง takma ad bút danh 笔名
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