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When a job assisting a best-selling author who writes under the pen name Maud Dixon leads to an unexpected opportunity to assume power she hasn’t earned, Florence doesn’t hesitate.

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Knox wanted to write under a pen name at first, which the paper allowed her to do.

Nick Willard is the pen name of a military officer serving in Afghanistan.

Nick Willard is the pen name of a military officer currently serving in Afghanistan.

“Joke of the day,” tweeted one well-known blogger, who writes under the pen name The Big Pharaoh.

You wrote some poetry under a pen name [Jacob Gershon], right?

Using his pen name, "Moina," he specialized in war lyrics which were soon memorized by Southerners in general.

Hundreds of puns had been made on his pen-name, but this was probably his first and only attempt, and it still remains the best.

Certainly Miss Graves was justified in objecting to the use of her new pen name on work already published under her own name.

Fernn Caballero lived in the street that bears her pen-name, and a tablet will be found upon the house which she occupied.

Lytton is probably better known as a poet—under the pen-name of “Owen Meredith”—than as a statesman.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pen name, such as: aka, alias, allonym, ananym, anonym, and assumed name.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.