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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.


1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) having or using a false or assumed name
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) writing or having been written under a pseudonym
pseuˈdonymously adv


(suˈdɒn ə məs)

1. bearing a false or fictitious name.
2. writing or written under a fictitious name.
[1700–10; < Greek pseudṓnymos; see pseudonym, -ous]
pseu•don′y•mous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pseudonymous - bearing or identified by an assumed (often pen) name; "the writings of Mark Twain are pseudonymous"
onymous - bearing a name; "articles in magazines are usually onymous"


Being fictitious and not real, as a name:


[sjuːˈdɒnɪməs] ADJseudónimo
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