pen name

noun

Definition of pen name

:an author's pseudonym

Examples of pen name in a Sentence

  1. Samuel L. Clemens is better known by his pen name “Mark Twain.”

First Known Use of pen name

circa 1864


PEN NAME Defined for English Language Learners

pen name

noun

Definition of pen name for English Language Learners

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


PEN NAME Defined for Kids

pen name

noun

Definition of pen name for Students

:a false name that an author uses on his or her work


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