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pen name

also pen·name (pĕn′nām′)
n.
A pseudonym used by a writer. Also called nom de plume.
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pen name - 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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pen name

noun pseudonym, nom de plume, allonym Eric Blair, better known by his pen name of George Orwell
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pen name

npseudonimo
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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.
Ahmed Faraz was popular as one of the best modern Urdu poets of the last century who had 'Faraz' as his pen name. He was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz and posthumously the Hilal-e-Pakistan by the Government of Pakistan.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 18 (ANI): Sampooran Singh Kalra, popularly known by his pen name "Gulzar sahab" turned 85 today, and several Bollywood stars extended their warm birthday wishes to the renowned lyricist-poet.
The 51-year-old, whose pen name is James E Mack, decided to turn his hand from working in counterterrorism to writing fiction after a lifetime of reading.
My last name Markle is on my degrees and Grant was only a pen name to protect my address.
A University of Santo Tomas alumnus who finished law in 1880, Del Pilar used the pen name Plaridel in satirizing corrupt officials and friars.
Which famous British author used the pen name Mary Westmacott?
Meeraji began composing poetry when he was at school.Later he adopted his pen name Meeraji.Though brought up in affluent surroundings,Meeraji left his home and family and chose to lead the life of a homeless wanderer, mostly staying with his friends and making a living by selling his songs.
Rowling, who adopted the initials JK - for her first name Joanne and her grandmother's name Kathleen - also revealed she was encouraged to take on the pen name to disguise her gender.
Mary Ann Evans, popularly known by her pen name George Eliot, was born in 1819 and became one of the leading English novelists of the 19th century.