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code name

noun

Simple Definition of code name

  • : a name that is used to keep someone's or something's real name a secret

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of code name

  1. :  a designation having a coded and usually secret meaning

code–name

play \ˈkōd-ˌnām\ transitive verb

Examples of code name in a sentence

  1. Every secret agent has a code name.



1919

First Known Use of code name

1919


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