from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as heteronymous.


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  • Readers may consult appropriate dictionaries for these -- but are advised that some "heteronymic" words may be found only in certain sources (the OED or the Second New International, for example).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 1

  • And this brings to mind yet another creator of fictitious identities, the Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa, with his countless heteronymic identities, creating a world of imaginary people, circumstances and places.

    "bfa after Durer - the Ern Malley piece"

  • Among our other contributors was a bunch of my mates from Presentation College, Bray, whose names I purloined for a spot of heteronymic mischief: they know who they are.

    Irish Blogs


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