pseudonymous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudonym +‎ -ous

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pseudonymous (comparative more pseudonymous, superlative most pseudonymous)

  1. Of or pertaining to a pseudonym.
  2. (of a name) Fictitious.
  3. That uses a pseudonym.
    • 2006, Penny McCarthy, Pseudonymous Shakespeare: Rioting Language in the Sidney Circle[1]:
      My angle has been more positivistic, my interest arising not out of the general phenomenon of pseudonymity, but out of particular puzzles posed by particular texts assigned to one pseudonymous writer.

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