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Definition of the noun allonym
What does allonym mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: allonyms
- the name of another person taken by an author as a pen name. Compare pseudonym.
- a work published under a name that is not that of the author.
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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 ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
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 ...
allonym (alo-nim), n. [= F. allonyme, K. Gr. dź70s, other, 4- ovoua, AEolic bywua, name: see onym.] A name other than the true one; an alias; a pseudonym. [Rare.] ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
Allison Allison Division, General Motors allit alliteration; alliterative ALLNAVSTAS All Naval Stations allo allonym allo (Greek prefix—other)—allele, allopathic, allopatric, allophone, ...
by J. A. Cuddon
aline'a aliamiado allegory allegro alliteration alliterative prose alliterative revival alliterative verse allonym allusion almanac a lo divino als ob altar poem altercatio alterity alternance des rimes alternate rhyme alternative literature alternative ...
A Dictionary of Language (2001)
by David Crystal
allonym /'atonun/ A name assumed hy an author which helongs to someone else.
by Random House
passim, paynim, prelim, Purim, snap brim; acronym, allonym, antonym, cherubim, cryptonym, eponym, Hasidim, homonym, interim, junglegym, metonym, paradigm, pseudonym, retronym, seraphim, synonym, toponym; ad interim, heteronym.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
ALLONYM Noun. (Greek, allos = other + onyma = name. PL, Allonyms.) An assumed ...
by Katharina M. Wilson
TopTrceanu — the last an allonym, TopTrceanu being a close poet friend of O.C.) Born ...
Dictionary 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 ...
by Abby H. P. Werlock
McClatchy, “Allonym” James Salter, “The Destruction of the Goetheanum” Anne Tyler, “WithAllFlags Flying” Patricia Zelver, “On the Desert” 1973 Joyce Carol ...
by David Crystal
see ALLO-, MORPHEME allonym (n.) A term used in ONOMASTICS for a name.
Word 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 abnormal, unnatural (allotriolith, allotriophagy) -ally [ON suf.
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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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