code name

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of code name

: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.

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First Known Use of code name

1919


CODE NAME Defined for English Language Learners

code name

noun

Definition of code name for English Language Learners

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


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