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Meaning of "nom de plume" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NOM DE PLUME

nom de plume  [ˈnɒm də ˈpluːm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NOM DE PLUME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nom de plume is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NOM DE PLUME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pen name

A pen name, nom de plume, or literary double, is a pseudonym adopted by an author. The author's real name may be known to only the publisher, or may come to be common knowledge.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NOM DE PLUME


abloom
əˈbluːm
bloom
bluːm
Blum
bluːm
deplume
diːˈpluːm
displume
dɪsˈpluːm
emplume
ɪmˈpluːm
filoplume
ˈfɪləˌpluːm
flume
fluːm
gloom
ɡluːm
glume
ɡluːm
handloom
ˈhændˌluːm
heirloom
ˈɛəˌluːm
illume
ɪˈluːm
loom
luːm
plume
pluːm
rebloom
riːˈbluːm
relume
rɪˈluːm
semiplume
ˈsemɪˌpluːm
sloom
sluːm
unplume
ʌnˈpluːm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NOM DE PLUME

nom de guerre
nom.
noma
nomad
nomadic
nomadically
nomadisation
nomadise
nomadism
nomadization
nomadize
nomady
nomarch
nomarchies
nomarchy
nombles
nombril
nome
nomen
nomenclative

WORDS THAT END LIKE NOM DE PLUME

atomic volume
blood volume
companion volume
critical volume
mantle plume
molar volume
molecular volume
multivolume
noms de plume
omnibus volume
packed cell volume
reillume
sales volume
specific volume
swept volume
tidal volume
volume

Synonyms and antonyms of nom de plume in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NOM DE PLUME»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nom de plume» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nom de plume

Translation of «nom de plume» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NOM DE PLUME

Find out the translation of nom de plume to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nom de plume from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nom de plume» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

笔名
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nom de plume
570 millions of speakers

English

nom de plume
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

nom डी पंख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إسم مستعار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

псевдонимом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nom de plume
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pseudonyme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nom de guerre
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pseudonym
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ペンネーム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

필명
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nom de guerre
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nom de plume
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Nom de guerre
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेम डे गेर्रे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nom de guerre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pseudonimo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nom de pióropusz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

псевдонімом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nom de plume
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

nom de λοφίο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skuilnaam
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nom de plume
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nom de plume
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nom de plume

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NOM DE PLUME»

The term «nom de plume» is regularly used and occupies the 60.882 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NOM DE PLUME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nom de plume» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nom de plume» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nom de plume

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NOM DE PLUME»

Discover the use of nom de plume in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nom de plume and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms
These are narratives of secrecy, obsession, modesty, scandal, defiance, and shame: Only through the protective guise of Lewis Carroll could a shy, half-deaf Victorian mathematician at Oxford feel free to let his imagination run wild.
Carmela Ciuraru, 2011
2
Whip Smart: Lola Montez and the Poisoned Nom de Plume
Kit Brennan’s frothy, sexy second in the Whip Smart series opens with the gorgeous, ever-headstrong Lola Montez careening around Europe, on the run from the haunting memories of Spain and the wild adventure that nearly cost her life.
Kit Brennan, 2013
3
The Comedian as Confidence Man: Studies in Irony Fatigue
... that's no joke."2 Twain not only said this but demonstrated it. Whatever mastery or ineptitude a comedian shows in the negotiation of a comic masquerade, somewhere or sometime Twain shows 187 6 Mark Twain: "My hated nom de plume"
Will Kaufman, 1997
4
Brain-Defying Tales
On the last day of Nom-de—Plume's expedition, he landed on Scary Skerry where he came upon Puke in his efficiency cave. Nom-de-Plume immediately walked up to him and said, “Hey bub, do you have a name?” Puke replied, “Do you ...
Byron Lanning, 2000
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World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for ...
Cf. nom de plume and nom de théâtre. nom de plume n., pl. noms de plume [Fr. nom name (1); de of (2); plume pen (3): name of (the) pen.] Pen-name. Jane always uses her nom deplume whenever she writes on controversial issues. Cf. nom ...
Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie, Thomas J. Sienkewicz, 1999
6
Come to the Table: A Guide for Families to Restore the ...
A Nom De Plume allows a writer to feel free to write different kinds of stories and not get boxed into writing just one kind of story. Noms De Plume can be fun and useful in your family. First, everyone make up a Nom De Plume. Haven't you ...
Nancy A. Cannon, Nancy H. Cooney, 1998
7
Shakespeare, Bacon And The Great Unknown (Extended Annotated ...
That in this form, and more especially with a hyphen, Shake-speare, the word makes an excellent nom de plume is obvious. As old Thomas Fuller remarks, the name suggests Martial in its warlike sound, 'Hasti-vibrans or Shakespeare.' It is of  ...
Andrew Lang, 2012
8
University of Michigan Official Publication
Each copy of each manuscript properly bound shall have a title page, on which shall appear: (i) the name and character of the composition; (2) a nom de plume; (3) a statement that the manuscript is submitted for the major (or minor) contest in  ...
‎1939
9
Unified English
PAUL FATOUT In a letter of 1877 Mark Twain thus explained the origin of his pen name: "Mark Twain" was the nom de plume of one Captain Isaiah Sellers, who used to write river news over it for the New Orleans Picayune: he died in 1863, ...
10
Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown:
I now give theessence of Mr. Greenwood's words {13a} concerning the nom de plume of the “concealed poet,” whoever hewas. “And now a word upon the name 'Shakespeare.' Thatinthis form, andmoreespecially witha hyphen, Shakespeare, ...
Andrew Lang

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NOM DE PLUME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nom de plume is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Jean Le Boeuf review: Time to Eat, Cape Coral
... are stark and obvious — to the very end. Jean Le Boeuf is the nom de plume of a local food lover who dines at The News-Press' expense. «The News-Press, Jul 15»
2
Phillipsburg, Washington ready to offer summer fix for wrestling fans …
Mat heads seeking a fix are in luck, though, because Hosbach's squad, going under their summer nom de plume as Washington, will visit ... «lehighvalleylive.com, Jul 15»
3
Ducktails dives into new theme
... acclaim as lead guitarist for New Jersey indie darlings Real Estate, Matt Mondanile moonlights solo under the nom de plume Ducktails. «The West Australian, Jul 15»
4
Green Guide Letters: Reynold is MasterChef's dessert king
It is what S.G. Tallentyre (nom de plume of E. Beatrice Hall, an English writer) thought Voltaire should have said. She expressed surprise when ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
5
Louis Roney: Twain
His famous nom de plume derived from his early days as a Mississippi riverboat pilot. “Mark Twain” was a steamboat-deckhand's call to the ... «Seminole Voice, Jul 15»
6
Ask Jean Le Boeuf: Chefs worth their (low) salt
... worth their salt should be happy to help. Jean Le Boeuf is the nom de plume of a local food lover who dines at The News Press' expense. «The News-Press, Jul 15»
7
Miss Piggy's 'cover' of Rihanna's B***h Better Have My Money will …
The video in question was created by one Adam Schleichkorn – better known by his YouTube nom de plume of Mylo The Cat. We approve… «Metro, Jul 15»
8
Author of children's books readsat Mahanoy City library program
Che Phoenix, known by her nom de plume Lstartè on her two books, visited the library as part of the “Every Hero Has a Story” summer program ... «Standard Speaker, Jul 15»
9
What's Happenin': Thursday, July 23, through Wednesday, August 5
According to the literary genius Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, otherwise known by his nom de plume Molière, “The duty of comedy is to correct men ... «River Cities Reader, Jul 15»
10
Swahili Blonde Goes Solo, Questions Her Idols on Deities in Decline …
Swahili Blonde is the nom de plume of one Nicole Turley, L.A. resident, label owner, philosophically bent musician and wordsmith, and ... «L.A. Weekly, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nom de plume [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nom-de-plume>. Nov 2020 ».
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