nom de guerre

[nom duh gair; French nawn duh ger]
See more synonyms for nom de guerre on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural noms de guerre [nomz duh gair; French nawn duh ger] /ˌnɒmz də ˈgɛər; French nɔ̃ də ˈgɛr/.
  1. an assumed name, as one under which a person fights, paints, writes, etc.; pseudonym.

Origin of nom de guerre

< French: literally, war name
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for nom de guerre

alias, pseudonym, anonym

Examples from the Web for nom de guerre

Historical Examples of nom de guerre


British Dictionary definitions for nom de guerre

nom de guerre

noun plural noms de guerre (ˈnɒm də ˈɡɛə)
  1. an assumed name; pseudonym

Word Origin for nom de guerre

French, literally: war name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012