Definition of nom de vente in English:

nom de vente

noun

rare
  • A name assumed by a buyer at an auction who wishes to remain anonymous.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in The Times. From French nom name + de de + vente sale, auction, after nom de guerre, nom de plume, nom de théâtre.

Pronunciation

nom de vente

/ˌnɒm də ˈvɒnt/