[ aw-tuh-nim ]
/ ˈɔ tə nɪm /
a person's own name.Compare pseudonym.
a book published under the real name of the author.
term, brand, style, label, flag, signature, sign, nickname, surname, head, tag, rubric, moniker, cognomen, agnomen, pseudonym, appellation, handle, epithet, denomination
- autonomous phoneme,
- autonomous syntax,
Origin of autonym
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Examples from the Web for autonym
Autonym, aw′ton-im, n. a writing published under the author's real name.
The volumes of "The Autonym Library" by any other name would be just as handy.