stage name


: a name used by an actor instead of the actor's real name

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For his stage name, the band's co-lead singer and bassist took inspiration from rockabilly singer Jumpin' Gene Simmons. Jacqueline Weiss, Peoplemag, 17 Apr. 2023 Arie is her birth name, and not a stage name. Hanna Phifer, Billboard, 9 Mar. 2023 The half-hour comedy is based on the life of rapper and comedian Dave Burd, better known by his stage name Lil Dicky. Josie Howell | , al, 6 Apr. 2023 Alvin Bragg The siren song of an indictment over a siren with the stage name Stormy Daniels proved too much for Manhattan’s fledgling district attorney, who was elected in 2021. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 23 Mar. 2023 His stage name was Perry Webb. Robert Boyd, Chron, 2 Mar. 2023 John Larkin — better known by his stage name Scatman John — passed away from cancer in 1999 at the age of 57 — just five years after his most famous track was first released. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Mar. 2023 The series follows Burd, better known by his stage name Lil Dicky, on a quest to become one of the best rappers of all time. Katie Reul, Variety, 17 Mar. 2023 Atlanta creator Donald Glover may be known by his stage name Childish Gambino, but there was nothing childish about his fashion-forward yellow ensemble for the premiere of his latest TV series, Swarm, in Los Angeles. Louisa Ballhaus, Robb Report, 16 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Stage name.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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