Definition of nom de théâtre in English:

nom de théâtre

(also nom de theatre)


  • An assumed name under which a person acts or performs on stage, frequently in order to conceal his or her true identity; a stage name. Compare "nom de guerre", "nom de plume".


Mid 19th century. From French nom de théâtre from nom name + de + théâtre.


nom de théâtre

/ˌnɒm də teɪˈɑːtrə/