American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A name assigned to conceal the identity or existence of something or someone.
“By New Year's Day, Phelippes was able to report that the brewer, who wished to go by the code name "the honest man," was with them.”
“Many of the pages were written by StreetSmart, the code name for a UC who shadowed her father.”
“Now it was the Aerial Phenomena Group and the code name had been changed once again.”
“Located west of Wonsan, Green Six was the code name for a narrow valley road that ran south from the village of Majon-ni, southwest of Wonsan to the interior border of South Korea.”
“See also Eight- action memorandum attack plan leak dismissed by background of code name of deadline message and”
“On April 10, he married Peggy Shippen, and about the same time, under the code name Gustavus, he made contact with British agents in New York.”
“Playing the same role John Brooks did three weeks before, Stewart carried the Morris resignation, another missive from Gouverneur Morris to Henry Knox, and a letter to Knox from McDougall, this time signed in the code name “Brutus.””
“My mother still used her prewar milliner, Sari Friedmann code name “Bubi” in the AVO files, unclear whether suspect or informer.”
“Secret Service's code name for President of the United States.”
“McCollum used his secret code name F-2 on the memo.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘code name’.
random gangster lingo and street slang with extra absurdities.
( open list, randomness )
Codes, ciphers, and other words related to secret ways of communicating. See also Keeping Secrets, a list by oroboros.
Looking for tweets for code name.