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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.
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pseudonym

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

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

nPseudonym nt
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pseudonym

[ˈsjuːdəˌnɪm] npseudonimo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pseudonym

(ˈsjuːdənim) noun
a false name used by an author. He wrote under a pseudonym.
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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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The hero's rogue servant, Chispa, seemed to me, then and long afterwards, so fine a bit of Spanish character that I chose his name for my first pseudonym when I began to write for the newspapers, and signed my legislative correspondence for a Cincinnati paper with it.
But the nervousness that assailed him at the door of that inglorious haunt - a pawnshop - and the effort necessary to invent the pseudonym (which, somehow, seemed to him a necessary part of the procedure), had taken more time than he imagined: and when he returned to the billiard-room with the spoils, the bank had already closed its doors.
"Your pseudonym," he remarked thoughtfully, "seems very familiar to me."
Monsieur de Marquet, with a nervous gesture, caressed his beard into a point, and explained to Rouletabille, in a few words, that he was too modest an author to desire that the veil of his pseudonym should be publicly raised, and that he hoped the enthusiasm of the journalist for the dramatist's work would not lead him to tell the public that Monsieur "Castigat Ridendo" and the examining magistrate of Corbeil were one and the same person.
She was already thirty-six when in 1856 she entered on creative authorship with the three 'Scenes from Clerical Life.' The pseudonym which she adopted for these and her later stories originated in no more substantial reason than her fondness for 'Eliot' and the fact that Mr.
The paper with the letters N.N., the very pseudonym of murder, found pinned on the stabbed breast of a certain notorious spy (this picturesque detail of a sensational murder case had got into the newspapers), was the mark of his handiwork.
D'Artagnan, who was by nature very curious--as people generally are who possess the genius of intrigue--did all he could to make out who Athos, Porthos, and Aramis really were (for under these pseudonyms each of these young men concealed his family name)-- Athos in particular, who, a league away, savored of nobility.
Huang [5] proved that the above scheme is semantically secure pseudonym based encryption in the random oracle model assuming BDH is hard in groups generated by g.
Fans were surprised when The Cuckoo's Calling was revealed to be J K Rowling writing under a pseudonym.
Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" series, had secretly penned a new crime novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling," under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Super-curvy Kim is going under a pseudonym and Kourtney is named after a character in the film Breakfast At Tiffany's.
The man has not reported for work since another fugitive, Naoko Kikuchi, was arrested late Sunday, and several million yen was withdrawn from a bank account opened by a person named Shinya Sakurai, the pseudonym used by Takahashi, the sources added.