pen name


: a name used by a writer instead of the writer's real name

Full Definition of PEN NAME

:  an author's pseudonym

Examples of PEN NAME

  1. Samuel L. Clemens is better known by his pen name Mark Twain.

First Known Use of PEN NAME

circa 1864


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