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Definition of the noun allonym

What does allonym mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: allonyms

  1. the name of another person taken by an author as a pen name. Compare pseudonym.
  2. a work published under a name that is not that of the author.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

allonym. A substitute name, often historical, used by an author. See PSEUODONYM. allusion. Usually an ...

Google previewDictionary of Information and Library Management (2009)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

allonym, pseudonym 2.a copyof a computer application align /əˈ;laɪn/verb to place twoobjects sidebyside in a line alignment /əˈ;laɪnmənt/ noun the ordering of lines of type ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

comb variation; reversal; departure from normal (allonym, allopathy) allotrio- [Gr. allotrios, strange ] comb ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

Allonym. gierasa. Boasting poem among the Galla (Africa), of the powers and deeds of an individual hero. See Farsa. gleeman. AngloSaxon court entertainer, usually reciting stories composed by the scop, who was often attached to a court, whereas the gleeman more frequently traveled. Used by Percy for Eng. and Scot. minstrel. N.M. Globe, le. Fr. journal of the more scholarly romantics, 1824–31. Founded by Dubois and Leroux. SainteBeuve began in it; Goethe admired it.

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

descriptive substitute for: epithet name replaced by epithet or title: antonomasia name spelled backward as pseudonym: ananym name substituted for another with which it is closely associated: metonymy name system: nomenclature name taken by a writer, assumed: allonym name unknown, condition of having one's: incognito name used by an author, another: nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym name, assumed: alias, sobriquet name, common rather than scientific: vernacular ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Continental Women Writers (1991)

by Katharina M. Wilson

TopTrceanu — the last an allonym, TopTrceanu being a close poet friend of O.C.) Born ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

allonym, an assumed name; a book bearing a name as the author's, not that of the author; allonymous, falsely attributed. allotheism, worship of other or strange gods. (accent on the lot; current in scientific use), the variation of physical properties without change of substance-first noticed (by Berzelius) of charcoal and diamond. allophyle. This is a formal term for an alien; hence, sometimes, with a measure of scorn, a Philistine. It is from Greek allos, other + phyle, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

onomatologist, terminologist, toastmaster name in grammar noun nameless allonym, anonymous, cryptonymous, horrible, incognito, indescribable, insignificant, obscure, renownless, undesignated, undistinguished, unidentified, unknown, unmentionable, unnamed, unspeakable, untitled name letters in a word spell namely chiefly, explicitly, mainly, scilicet, specifically, to wit, viz name of book title name of eight kings of England Henry name of English royal house Plantagenet, Stuart, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

allonym al'o-nim, n another person's name adopted ...

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Allonym Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1N1Y4M3

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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