under an alias

idiom

: using an assumed name
He was traveling under an alias.

Examples of under an alias in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First incarcerated in 1981 for a Brooklyn robbery, Haughton again served time for a Brooklyn robbery and criminal possession of a weapon conviction in 1984 under an alias, Michael Horton, public records show. Ellen Moynihan, New York Daily News, 20 May 2024 Samira Ahmed, an author of young adult and middle-grade literature, never expected to hire security for events, travel under an alias or face cancellations at schools and libraries. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 2 May 2024 Vu and Bishop enlisted the help of a 19-year-old friend who made an appointment for a pedicure at on Feb. 5 2023 at the competitor’s salon under an alias, federal prosecutors said. Lauren Liebhaber, Kansas City Star, 29 Apr. 2024 Runner's World reports that Chelsea ran under an alias, and finished the race in three hours, 59 minutes. Nancy Mattia, Peoplemag, 6 Nov. 2023 Spacey allegedly booked appointments under an alias and insisted on wearing a ski mask during his rubdowns. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 1 Oct. 2023 Over a career in excess of half a century, DeLillo has written 17 novels (possibly 18 without confirming one written under an alias), five plays, a screenplay and a short-story collection. Josh Zajdman, Town & Country, 30 Dec. 2022 Mario Garcia was found living under an alias, operating the farm in Iztapa, police said in a news release Wednesday. CBS News, 15 Dec. 2022 In Mesa County, Colo., an outsider was allegedly smuggled into the elections office under an alias to copy data. Emma Brown and Jon Swaine, Anchorage Daily News, 28 Oct. 2022

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“Under an alias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20an%20alias. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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