under an alias

idiom

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 One woman reported to Wilson seeing Weinberg on a dating app under an alias, while another member of the original Facebook group saw him at a bar with a young woman. Samuel Braslow, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Sep. 2022 He was arrested in Las Vegas under an alias in August 2019. Matt Bruce, ajc, 30 Aug. 2022 Her activism led her into policy work, beginning with telling her powerful story (under an alias) to the Human Rights Campaign. Michaela Angela Davis, Allure, 14 May 2022 As a federal fugitive who’d been living under an alias, there was no question of pretrial release for him. al, 7 Mar. 2022 And so we are reintroduced to Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), a man living under an alias after a falling out with his employer, Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane). Joshua Rivera, The Verge, 15 Jan. 2021 See More

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“Under an alias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20an%20alias. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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