- a person's own name.Compare pseudonym.
- a book published under the real name of the author.
Origin of autonym
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Related Words for autonymterm, brand, style, label, flag, signature, sign, nickname, surname, head, tag, rubric, moniker, cognomen, agnomen, pseudonym, appellation, handle, epithet, denomination
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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.