Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bearing a pseudonym, or false name: applied to an author who publishes a work under a false or feigned name, or to a work thus published.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Bearing a false or fictitious name.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or pertaining to a pseudonym
  • adjective of a name fictitious

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective bearing or identified by an assumed (often pen) name

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

pseudonym +‎ -ous

Examples

  • One of the reasons one remains anonymous or pseudonymous is not to have to worry about having to launch libel suits oneself.

    A Clarification For A Pathological Liar « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • The difference between anonymous and pseudonymous is academic.

    Waldo Jaquith - Delegate uses anonymous blog comments in attack ad.

  • The top-most, of which only a smidgen can be seen, contain pseudonymous works by me.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Which is why they're are more accurately called pseudonymous accounts and not anonymous accounts.

    Wikibooks - Recent changes [en]

  • Newsweek writer better known as the pseudonymous Fake Steve Jobs, posted a blistering 1,900 word rant - framed as a "not-so-brief chat" with AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson - that may be the best thing he's written since his identity was revealed two years ago.

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

  • My question remains, though: why are you referring to "pseudonymous" as "anonymous"?

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • My question remains, though: why are you referring to "pseudonymous" as "anonymous"?

    Pseuds vs anons

  • To that end, we have covered basic anonymization measures, such as pseudonymous blogging and web-based email; proxies; social options, such as individual Circumventor proxies, Adopt-a-Blog and assisted blogging; Tor servers’ onion routing; and very complex email-based blogging systems like Invisiblog.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • To that end, we have covered basic anonymization measures, such as pseudonymous blogging and web-based email; proxies; social options, such as individual Circumventor proxies, Adopt-a-Blog and assisted blogging; Tor servers’ onion routing; and very complex email-based blogging systems like Invisiblog.

    free speech: blogging

  • Being nouveau riche is pretty much a guarantee of Republicanism; the fear that someone may take away enough of your money that you will be forced down to upper middle class rather than upper upper middle class is very strong in them. pseudonymous in nc says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Brie Factor

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