You're familiar with a nom de plume (a pen name) and a nom de théâtre (a stage name), but how about a nom de guerre?
"NOM DE GUERRE"
This term is French for "war name."
"His name was T’Challa and he was the superpowered monarch of hidden Wakanda, an African nation made technologically advanced thanks to the presence of a rare metal called vibranium. He was best known by his nom de guerre: Black Panther."
Explain the meaning of "nom de guerre" without saying "alias" or "fighting name."
Think of something that has a new, silly label, as if desperate to sound fierce on some metaphorical battlefield.
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of NOM DE GUERRE is