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alias

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of alias

  1. 1 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 nickname, byname, cognomen, epithet, handle, moniker (also monicker), sobriquet (also soubriquet), surnameRelated Words appellation, denomination, denotation, designation, label, tag, title; anonym, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym

  2. 2 a fictitious or assumed name <the English author Eric Blair, better known under the alias of George Orwell> Synonyms pseudonym, nom de guerreRelated Words nom de plume, pen name; appellation, designation; misnomer; epithet, nickname, sobriquet (also soubriquet)




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