under a pseudonym


: using a false name instead of one's real name
She preferred to write under a pseudonym.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That love has propelled the politico’s side career as an author — a career that includes romantic suspense novels written under a pseudonym, a political thriller, two nonfiction books and, more recently, children’s books. Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, 23 Apr. 2023 The Ohio Supreme Court last year overturned a ruling by Shanahan that would've allowed a Cincinnati police officer to sue under a pseudonym. Laura A. Bischoff, The Enquirer, 15 Mar. 2023 The newspaper was seeking a former convict to replace a double murderer who had been writing a column under a pseudonym. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 9 Dec. 2022 Rhode Island courts have a strong presumption against allowing someone to sue under a pseudonym, a rare exception to the rule of an open court system, the groups said. Brian Amaral, BostonGlobe.com, 1 June 2022 But several theories suggest Kennedy did not die and is either inconspicuously living under a pseudonym or as a financial services manager from Pittsburgh. Washington Post, 3 Nov. 2021 Carmen Mola has been known as Spain’s Elena Ferrante, a crime novelist said to be a university professor writing under a pseudonym. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2021 Then, Raven and Max found an escort site advertising the services of Claudia, under a pseudonym. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 9 Feb. 2023 Having killed his wife Love (Victoria Pedretti) at the end of season 3, viewers find Joe (Penn Badgley) living abroad in London under a pseudonym, donning tweed in an non-ironic way, and surrounding himself with the upper elite of London society. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 2 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Under a pseudonym.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20a%20pseudonym. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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