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pen name

also pen·name (pĕn′nām′)
n.
A pseudonym used by a writer. Also called nom de plume.

pen name

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penname

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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an author's pseudonym. Also called: nom de plume

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n.
a writer's pseudonym; nom de plume.
[1840–50]
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Noun1.pen name - an author's pseudonym
anonym, nom de guerre, pseudonym - a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role

pen name

noun pseudonym, nom de plume, allonym Eric Blair, better known by his pen name of George Orwell
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References in classic literature ?
Du Bruel, or to give him his pen name, Cursy, was working just now at a piece in five acts for the Francais.
Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan, known with his pen names of Mirza Ghalib, was born on December 27, 1797.
Ron Hubbard tales appeared in the pages of legendary Pulps—often as many as three titles an issue and bylined under some fifteen pen names.