from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fictitious name, especially a pen name.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fictitious name, often used by writers and movie stars.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fictitious name assumed for the time, as by an author; a pen name; an alias.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A false name; especially, a fictitious name assumed by an author in order to conceal or veil his identity.
- n. In natural history, the vernacular name of a species or other group of animals or plants, as distinguished from its tenable technical name: thus, robin is the pseudonym of Turdus migratorius.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
Vertov, whose pseudonym translates as “whizzing top,” started his film career in news reels … more from here.
Whatever, Ed. Just so you know, nothing you write, under any pseudonym, is ever going to appear here without the self-discrediting white-nationalist slur appearing directly below it.
Also, a pseudonym is less of a secret identity than a marketing tool.
The fact that I use this specific pseudonym is to remind that little politician in each of us what ought to matter most.
Having a pseudonym is not about, as some argue, building a brand story or mystique; it is about masking identity, which is inherently deceitful.
Having a pseudonym is like waving a red flag in front of a librarian, by the way.
I have no wish to hide my gender, but my prospective pseudonym is a bit masculine.
Does the word pseudonym mean anything to this writer?
No one caught the author's pseudonym is really short for J/K: ROFL as in Just Kidding: Rolling [On The Floor Laughing all the way to the $$bank$$]?!?!?
If ID proponents want to focus exclusively on research that presumes God exists (regardless of what pseudonym is used) there is no reason to expect support from public institutions.