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pseudonym

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Definition a fictitious name
  • She wrote the book under a pseudonym.
pseudonym = a fictitious name
  • Mark Twain was Samuel Clemens' pseudonym.
  • pseudonym = fictitious name (not her real name)
  • The only significant student in this group is Rob Burton, Cedric's roommate, who requested that I give him a pseudonym.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • It's called using a pseudonym.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • "Wahhabi" is derived from the term Al-Wahhab, which means, literally, "generous giver" in Arabic, one of Allah's many pseudonyms.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • I would venture to guess that these were pseudonyms.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Never in his life, Jefferson added, had he written anything for newspapers anonymously or under a pseudonym, and he never intended to.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • I mentioned his name twice and also the word pseudonym.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Because her name was forbidden by the Church, Mary Magdalene became secretly known by many pseudonyms—the Chalice, the Holy Grail, and the Rose.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • That is an excellent pseudonym.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I decided I'd surprise Jay Cee and send in a couple of the stories I wrote in this class under a pseudonym.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • They were obvious pseudonyms, but that was part of the plan.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • Following anthropological tradition, he'd give the village a pseudonym, Do Kay.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • A great many writers use pseudonyms.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • In 1937 he co-authored—under a pseudonym, thank God—a book entitled The People's New Europe.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • One of Gey's colleagues told me that Gey created the pseudonym to throw journalists off the trail of Henrietta's real identity.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • So in all the case studies I only use pseudonyms.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • I'm afraid that was a pseudonym.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Signed with the pseudonym "Jupiter," it was so reasoned, incisive, and well written that it was attributed to some of the most notable writers in the province.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Gundar Firkin is not a pseudonym but a real name.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice

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