- bearing a false or fictitious name.
- writing or written under a fictitious name.
Origin of pseudonymous
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Examples from the Web for pseudonymous
Speaking to The Guardian about Banksy's work, Hirst praised the pseudonymous graffiti artist.Is Damien Hirst Behind the Banksy Machine?
November 7, 2013
“Every day we have more responsibilities,” says Malath Aumran, a pseudonymous activist working from the same apartment.Syria's Immovable Forces: Activists, Regime Dig In
June 9, 2011
Barbier's work deals with French anonymous and pseudonymous books.The Book-Hunter at Home
P. B. M. Allan
But in spite of all, his pseudonymous correspondent interested him.L-bas
J. K. Huysmans
Dr. Munro prints the pseudonymous letter with approval, but does not correct the inaccurate statement of the writer.The Clyde Mystery
A pseudonymous person has "reconstituted" the story under the title of Lucien Leeuwen (the hero's name).A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2
Ritson has aptly treated these pseudonymous translators as “men of straw.”Amenities of Literature
- having or using a false or assumed name
- writing or having been written under a pseudonym
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Word Origin and History for pseudonymous
1766, from Modern Latin pseudonymus, from Greek pseudonymos (see pseudonym). Related: Pseudonymously.
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