nom de guerre

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noun \ ˌnäm-di-ˈger \

Definition of nom de guerre

plural noms de guerre play \ˌnäm(z)-di-ˈger\

Examples of nom de guerre in a Sentence

  1. an acerbic and provocative blogger known to most only by her online nom de guerre

Origin and Etymology of nom de guerre

French, literally, war name

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