American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. also known as
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A climbing epiphyte of the myrtle family, Metrosideros scandens. It completely envelops the tree on which it grows, which ultimately dies, the wood decaying. The epiphyte remaining forms a hollow cone.
- adv. as known or named at another time or place
“Will someone please tell Michelle Obama that membership in AKA is exclusive.”
“If you scew this up and vote for Mccain AKA McSANE, you will be voting against yourself interest and will only harm your children, and your childrens children.”
“A convict who answers to the name AKA Diaz tells the story of two men who are drinking together.”
“As the 19 girls trotted on to the stage in their matching sequinned gold outfits, they introduced themselves as 'AKA' - which he misunderstood as 'EKE'.”
“In the past year, Philadelphia developer Korman Communities has expanded a nascent chain called AKA, which now has nine locations in Manhattan, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. AKA's suites, which are meant to draw guests away from luxury hotels like the Four Seasons, feature Sub-Zero appliances and tons of space; rates start at $695 a night and decline to $295 a night for long stays.”
“Alpha Kappa Alpha also known as AKA, CNN's Jill Dougherty talked with members as they mark this major milestone.”
“Arthur new name AKA Doodad AKA Doogobells was adopted on Tuesday, July 11, 2006, by a nice family.”
“So next time the major labels AKA “grampa simpson” says “the creek run dry” respond by going to the faucet and handing them a glass of water, patting them on the head and leading back to bed. reply”
“It is here that the Mozambican Academy, to be known as AKA,”
“On Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at the invitation of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Also Known As Obama (hereafter known as AKA) and his sidekick, Joseph Biden, paid a visit to the United States Supreme Court, spending the better part of an hour sequestered in secrecy with eight of the nine United States Supreme Court Justices.”
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