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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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This penname has been said to be an homage to George Lewes, obviously in the first name, while the surname, Eliot, may have been a code for "to L--I owe it".
She decides to retire to her town for a while to calm her nerves and is called by Angel that confesses he has written novels with the penname Amanda Gris to fulfill the contract and prevent a demand from the publisher.
The determined poet said that he adopted the penname Mujrim (the culprit) because he had felt guilty conscious for not being able to serve his mother tongue and his people.
Her showbusiness career began with a starring role in the television soap opera Kasattiya in 2003, followed three year later with a part in Anantalai, a series she also wrote under the penname Ploykampetch.
Renowned Chinese novelist and poet Zheng Shiping, more often known by his penname YeFu, has said China ought to use Taiwan as a model for democratic transition.
The depression, banking crisis, growing poverty, the blaming of immigrants and the rise of populism and rightwing ideas would all have been familiar to 33-year-old Eric Arthur Blair as he set out under his penname, George Orwell.
Japanese media have quite accurate inside stories of Pyongyang's palace, as it happened to be Japanese chef Kenji Fujimoto (a penname) who had been an exclusive chef for the Kim family.
The late Victorian and Edwardian British short story writer Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916), better known by his penname Saki, is one of the best writers of the short story genre.
Shin Shalom, was the penname of Shalom Joseph Shapira, an acclaimed Israeli poet, playwright, essayist and translator.
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was first published in 1865 under the penname of Lewis Carroll, and then republished to a wider release following printing issues in 1866.
In a tone of weary detachment punctuated with the dark humour familiar to young Beijing residents, the writer, a migrant from the northwestern province of Shaanxi using the penname Zhang Wumao, bemoaned soul-crushing city life for leaving people perpetually adrift.