Definition of ALIAS

a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual <a dressmaker whom everyone knows as Bet, her adopted alias in the dressmaking business that she named after Betsy Ross>
Synonyms alias, byname, cognomen, epithet, handle, moniker (also monicker), sobriquet (also soubriquet), surname
a fictitious or assumed name <the English author Eric Blair, better known under the alias of George Orwell>

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