nom de plume

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noun \ˌnäm-di-ˈplüm\

Definition of nom de plume

plural

noms de plume

play \ˌnäm(z)-di-ˈplüm\

Examples of nom de plume in a sentence

  1. He wrote under a nom de plume.

Origin and Etymology of nom de plume

French, pen name; probably coined in English


First Known Use: 1823


NOM DE PLUME Defined for English Language Learners

nom de plume

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noun \ˌnäm-di-ˈplüm\

Definition of nom de plume for English Language Learners

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

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