Definitions for pen name

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pen′ name`(n.)

  1. a writer's pseudonym; nom de plume.

    Category: Literature

Origin of pen name:

1840–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pen name, nom de plume(noun)

    an author's pseudonym

Wiktionary

  1. pen name(Noun)

    A fictitious name used by an author in place of their actual name.

Freebase

  1. Pen name

    A pen name, nom de plume, or literary double, is a pseudonym adopted by an author. The author's real name may be known only to the publisher, or may come to be common knowledge.

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