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pseudonym

noun [C] uk   /ˈsjuː.də.nɪm/  us   /ˈsuː.də.nɪm/
a name that a person, such as a writer, uses instead of their real name, especially on their work: She writes under a pseudonym. George Orwell was a pseudonym - his real name was Eric Blair.
pseudonymous
adjective uk   /sjuːˈdɒn.ɪ.məs/  us   /suːˈdɑː.nɪ-/ formal
pseudonymous literature
Translations of “pseudonym”
in Arabic اسم مُستَعار…
in Korean 필명, 가명…
in Malaysian nama samaran…
in French pseudonyme…
in Turkish takma ad…
in Italian pseudonimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筆名, 假名…
in Russian псевдоним…
in Polish pseudonim…
in Vietnamese bút danh…
in Spanish seudónimo…
in Portuguese pseudônimo…
in Thai นามปากกา…
in German das Pseudonym…
in Catalan pseudònim…
in Japanese ペンネーム, 偽名…
in Indonesian nama samaran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笔名, 假名…
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