code word

noun

Definition of code word

Examples of code word in a Sentence

  1. The code word conflict has been used for what some people are calling a war.

First Known Use of code word

1884


CODE WORD Defined for English Language Learners

code word

noun

Definition of code word for English Language Learners

  • : a word or phrase that has a secret meaning or that is used instead of another word or phrase to avoid speaking directly


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