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code name

noun

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

Full Definition of CODE NAME

:  a designation having a coded and usually secret meaning
code–name \ˈkōd-ˌnām\ transitive verb

Examples of CODE NAME

  1. Every secret agent has a code name.

First Known Use of CODE NAME

1919

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