otherwise known as

Definition of otherwise known as

  1. —used to indicate a different name that people know or that a person uses France's King Louis XIV, otherwise known as the Sun King

Word by Word Definitions

otherwiseplay
  1. :  something or anything else :  something to the contrary

  1. :  in a different way or manner

    :  in different circumstances

    :  in other respects

  1. :  different

knownplay
  1. :  generally recognized


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