toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books

alias
used in a sentence

(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition an alternative name
  • The Prussian spy Hans Rabener, alias Viktor Runeberg, attacked with drawn automatic the bearer of the warrant for his arrest, Captain Richard Madden.
    Jorge Luis Borges  --  The Garden of Forking Paths
  • "Send the warrant round to me, and I'll put in an alias," cried Hiram, from behind his cover.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • Similarly, I felt it was proper to offer one alias in the book's first half.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • He was a veritable existential identity crisis, a male stripper with more aliases than a covert CIA agent.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • He chose an alias, Saburo Ohta, a common name unlikely to attract notice or dwell in anyone's memory.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • I looked at my parents' aliases and their birthdays, which variants I knew.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • As for Lavington himself, alias Croker, alias Reed, I wonder which of the gang it was who stuck a knife into him the other day in Holland?
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • The black prince, sir; alias, the prince of darkness; alias, the devil.
    William Shakespeare  --  All's Well That Ends Well
  • Eduardo used his own name, but John wants me to have an alias.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Anxious as ever to avoid discovery, I had before resolved to assume an ALIAS.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • "I said that Christine Daae's abductor was the Angel of Music, ALIAS the Opera ghost, and that the real name was ...."
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • And if you were smart enough to use an alias, you'd have used one that was basic, that was familiar.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • / [64] This use of /tenderloin/ is ascribed to Alexander (alias "Clubber") Williams, a New York police captain.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • It is always awkward doing business with an alias.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • For some reason he must live and act under an alias.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • And that's how the second Mrs. Blakeslee, alias Love Simpson, declared war on the family.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • For the second time in her quiet life, Patria Mercedes (alias Mariposa #3) shouted out, "Amen to the revolution!"
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Panchaud, alias Printanier, alias Bigrenaille.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Later, not to be outdone, the Brigham would create a special division and another alias for pih, the Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • He keeps the purchase a secret from Marina by having the gun sent to his P.O. box and even uses the alias of "A.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
Search for other examples by interest
InterestSource
General — Google News®
General — Time® Magazine
General — Twitter®