from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The name of a street.
- n. The name of a broker or brokerage firm as used when registering a security owned by a customer in order to simplify trading.
- n. An alternative or slang term for something, especially an illegal drug: "Acid” is a street name for LSD.
- n. An alternative name that a person chooses or is given, especially as used in inner city neighborhoods: "[She] wears a gold necklace with the letters F-R-E-S-H—her street name—spelled out in rhinestones” ( Ted Gup).
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- n. The slang term.
- n. A person’s nickname, such as a gangster or mafia name.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the name of a brokerage firm in which stock is held on behalf of a customer
- n. the name of a street
- n. an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods)
- n. slang for something (especially for an illegal drug)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The address on the license had a five-digit house number and a Los Angeles street name and a zip that meant nothing to Reacher.