a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
A pseudonym is a fictitious name used by a person, or sometimes, a group.
A fictitious name, often used by writers and movie stars
(Pseudonyms) sound like perfectly acceptable names, but are fake and backed up with cover documentation; the pseudonym, such as "Nancy Drew", might have a real name of "Mychelle Holmes".
A subscriber name that has been chosen by the subscriber that is not verified as meaningful by identity proofing. [800-63] (see also entity, identity)
A name assumed by a writer, most often intended to prevent his or her identification as the author of a work. Two or more authors may work together under one pseudonym, or an author may use a different name for each genre he or she publishes in. ...
The fictitious name of the Compiler of a crossword. Compilers originally chose names (such as Ximenes) which would strike fear into the hearts of solvers. Pseudonyms are now much more diverse and are often punningly linked to the compiler's real name, interests etc.
An alternate authorial name, used for published work.
A pseudonym is an identifier of a subject other than one of the subject’s real names.
made up name under which an author publishes his or her stories, because of embarassment, to preserve his or her real name for "serious literature, due to other contracts or commitments, or to avoid the appearance of flooding the market. "Ross Macdonald" was the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar. ...
An assumed name used to conceal an author's identity. Also called a pen name.
A "false name" or alias used by a writer desiring not to use his or her real name. Sometimes called a nom de plume or "pen name," pseudonyms have been popular for several reasons.
A false name. It was commonplace in the ancient world for writers to enhance the authority of their writing by attributing it to a better know or respected figure. The presence of anachronisms is one clue that a doctrine might have been attributed to someone other than the actual writer.
A fake name used by writers when he/she does not wish to use their real name. Often times a made-up name or variation of the author’s real name.
A make-believe name, especially a name used for writing.
pen name or false name. The name a writer uses in place of his or her given name.
is the use of a false name by an author. It is not used as an alias to escape punishment, but instead for personal reasons. It is also called a pen name or a sobriquet.
A false name. Occasionally pseudonyms are used by minions. It is not a good idea to get into the habit of exclusively posting with them however, as fellow minions will quickly tire of it.
literally, a false name. A factitious alternative to a person’s given names, such as a pen name, stage name, nom de guerre.