from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pseudonym used by a writer. Also called nom de plume.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fictitious name used by an author in place of their actual name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a name assumed by an author; a pseudonym or nom de plume.
- n. See under Name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name assumed by an author for the ostensible purpose of concealing his identity; a nom de plume; a literary pseudonym.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an author's pseudonym
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She also writes novels for younger readers—the Anybodies trilogy—under the pen name N. E. Bode.
We find that Mrs.J. W.F. Harrison, known by her pen name 'Seranus,' was the musical and then the literary editor.
How about I use a pen name or an alias for the author of The Office Girls?
Elle, the pen name of a critically acclaimed author, takes sensuality to the next level in this, the first of a three-book series.
Mandy Hastings is the pen name of Jennie Ivey, who lives in Tennessee.
She was the daughter of Liszt and the Countess d'Agoult, a French author, better known under her pen name of “Daniel Stern.”
The most recent work, a historical novel set during the Civil War and published under the pen name Edith Montague, had come out a year and a half ago.
“Tomorrow is a day big with the fate of Josephus and America,” Ledyard enthused “Josephus” was the pen name Ledyard used with his cousin.
He published these under the pen name of L.A.C. Bombet.