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pen name

noun

Simple Definition of pen name

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

Full Definition of pen name

  1. :  an author's pseudonym

Examples of pen name

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



Circa 1864

First Known Use of pen name

circa 1864


PEN NAME Defined for Kids

pen name

noun

Definition of pen name

  1. :  a false name that an author uses on his or her work




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