nom de plume

nom de plume, pseudonym
A nom de plume (also in translated form pen-name) is a name assumed by an author to appear on the title-page of a book; a pseudonym is a name assumed more generally although this too is normally applied in authorial contexts.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • Nom de Plume — 〈[nɔ̃ də plỵm] m.; , s [nɔ̃] 〉 Deckname (eines Schriftstellers), Pseudonym [frz., eigtl. „Federname“] * * * Nom de Plume   [nɔ̃d plym; französisch »(Schreib)federname«] der, / s , bildungssprachlich für: Deckname, besonders Pseudonym. * * * Nom… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nom de plume — Nom Nom, n. [F. See {Noun}.] Name. [1913 Webster] {Nom de guerre}, literally, war name; hence, a fictitious name, or one assumed for a time. {Nom de plume}, literally, pen name; hence, a name assumed by an author as his or her signature. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nom de plume — [ˌnɔm də ˈplu:m US ˌna:m ] n plural noms de plume formal [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: pen name ] a name used by a writer instead of their real name = ↑pen name …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nom de plume — ► NOUN (pl. noms de plume pronunc. same) ▪ a pen name. ORIGIN French …   English terms dictionary

  • nom de plume — [näm΄ də plo͞om′; ] Fr [ nōn də plüm′] n. pl. noms de plume Fr [ nōn] [Fr] a pen name; pseudonym SYN. PSEUDONYM …   English World dictionary

  • nom de plume — nom de plu·me loc.s.m.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}} pseudonimo di scrittore {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1983. ETIMO: fr. nom de plume propr. nome di penna …   Dizionario italiano

  • Nom de Plume — [nõd plym] der; , s [nõd plym] <aus fr. nom de plumme, eigtl. »(Schreib)federname«> franz. Bez. für Schriftstellerdeckname …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • nom de plume — pen name, nom de guerre, *pseudonym, alias, incognito …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • nom de plume — [n] pen name AKA*, alias, anonym, assumed name, nickname, nom de guerre, professional name, pseudonym; concepts 268,683 …   New thesaurus

  • nom de plume — index sobriquet Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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