nom de plume


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nom de plume

 (nŏm′ də plo͞om′)
n. pl. noms de plume (nŏm′)

[French : nom, name + de, of + plume, pen.]
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nom de plume

(ˈnɒm də ˈpluːm)
n, pl noms de plume (ˈnɒm də ˈpluːm)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) another term for pen name
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pen′ name`


n.
a writer's pseudonym; nom de plume.
[1840–50]
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nom de plume

- Literally "name of the pen," meaning "pseudonym."
See also related terms for pen.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nom de plume - an author's pseudonym
anonym, nom de guerre, pseudonym - a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
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nom de plume

noun pseudonym, alias, pen name, assumed name Dodgson wrote under the nom de plume of Lewis Carroll.
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Translations

nom de plume

[ˈnɒmdəˈpluːm] N (noms de plume (pl)) → seudónimo m, nombre m artístico
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nom de plume

[ˌnɒmdəˈpluːm] (formal) n (= pen name, pseudonym) → pseudonyme m
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nom de plume

nPseudonym nt
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nom de plume

[ˈnɒmdəˈpluːm] n (Literature) → pseudonimo
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References in classic literature ?
"None at all, if you please, she doesn't wish her name to appear and has no nom de plume," said Jo, blushing in spite of herself.
Traven someone, then, who ran away not once, but twicefrom his origins in the upper pinnacle of the upper bourgeoisie, and from his life in Germany to a new and clandestine existence under a nom de plume in Mexico, as the prolific and mysterious author of The Death Ship, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, and the Jungle Novels, among other distinguished works, adored by hippies and anarchists everywhere?
What was the usual nom de plume of Irish novelist and journalist Brian O'Nolan, who also wrote as Myles na Gopaleen?
They are among over 300 acts - including many from the region - who will be performing on the 13 stages including This Is This Kit - also known as the nom de plume of British contemporary folk musician, Kate Stables - punk poet John Cooper-Clarke, Bombskare, Cera Impala and Mr Motivator.
Lethal White - Robert Galbraith, Sphere - out now HARRY Potter writer JK Rowling, using her crime writing nom de plume, once again wields her magic pen.
What was the nom de plume of British short story writer Hector Hugh Munro?
A Hebrew-speaking Chinese presenter named Itzik Hasini, meaning "Itzik the Chinese," the nom de plume of CRI journalist Xi Xiaoqi leads Chinese tourists, workers, and Beijing residents in chants of shana tova u'metuka.
The depth of detail is perhaps less surprising when you learn that James Church is the nom de plume of a former Western intelligence officer who spent years in Korea.
His weekly page in The Sporting Life, written under the nom de plume Jack Logan, was compelling reading.
Faisal, who writes under the nom de plume, Fess Shah, said: "I very much enjoyed writing my debut novel, Company of Warlords, exploring the origins of the story of Arthur and Lancelot, enemies turned allies in their first operation in conflict-torn Syria and imagining some of the challenging forces that have turned them into heroes.
She said though she was regarded the first female Seraiki writer, she came to know that one female writer under a male nom de plume of Ghulam Hasan Haidernai was writing on the issues of women in Seraiki magazines.
All entries must be in Welsh; accompanied by a nom de plume and other details and sent to: J Richard Williams, Gwernyfed, 23 Dol Werdd, Llangefni, Ynys Mon.