pseudonym

Part of speech: adjective

Pseudonymous.

Part of speech: noun

A fictitious name; pen - name, as of a writer.

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Usage examples "pseudonym":

  1. He has told the story himself, more than once, but it belongs here for the reason that some where out of the general circumstance of it there originated a pseudonym, one day to become the best- known in the hemispheres the name Mark Twain. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine.
  2. Ary Prins, under the pseudonym of Coopland, has written some very good studies of life. - "Footsteps of Fate", Louis Couperus.
  3. I sometimes contribute articles of this kind, under a pseudonym, to a London evening paper. - "The Red Hand of Ulster", George A. Birmingham.